Real name: Andy Bell
Nick name: andy bell boy
Date of Birth: August 11, 1970
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Previous Bands: He was the lead guitarist in both Ride, which split up in
1995 and Hurricane #1 whose biggest hit was Step Into My World.
After being named Guigsy's replacement on bass, Andy had just three weeks
to prepare before appearing with Oasis in front of a live audience in
He said: "I'm very excited. When I got asked, it was not a difficult
decision to make. Oasis have always been an inspiration. I'm looking
forward to it."
When asked how Gay Dad were likely to take it, a band spokesman said: "I'm
sure they'll take it like men."
Marriage: He is married to Swedish singer Idha and they have a daughter
named Leia who was born in November 1998.
They currently live in Stockholm.
He and guitarist Gem Archer are both vegetarians.
He is not a soccer (football) fan and doesn't even know what division
Manchester City are in.