Lewis Taylor

Born 1960.


Andrew Lewis Taylor is a British multi-instrumentalist musician, born in London, UK, in the late 1960s. He started in the music business touring with the progrock band Edgar Broughton Band. In 1986 he began performing as Sheriff Jack, releasing two albums of psychedelia music, Laugh Yourself Awake (1986) and What Lovely Melodies! (1987). As Lewis Taylor, he released his self-titled album in 1996, through Island Records, with tracks including "Bittersweet" and "Lucky" being released as singles. The album showcased a significant departure from psychedelia towards Neo soul and was highly acclaimed in the music press.

In June 2006, Lewis Taylor retired from music. However, as Andrew Taylor, he remains active in the music industry. Taylor has since been musical director and bass player for Gnarls Barkley, and guitarist/backing vocalist for the Edgar Broughton Band and The Drivers.



Soundtracks and miscellaneous appearances

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Lewis Taylor

    Lewis Taylor 1996

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    The strange and beguiling debut from one of UK soul’s most fascinating artists.
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