Andy Bell is the voice behind Erasure.
While Vince was making a name for himself in Depeche Mode and Yazoo,
Andy was an unknown struggling to make a break.
His only single with band 'Dinger' entitled 'Air Of Mystery' failed to
make the top 100.
He applied to an advert in the magazine 'Melody Maker' by Vince
advertising for a new singer. Andy was the 41st person to be auditioned by
the electronic ace and was instantly chosen by Vince the rest is history!
Andy was one of the first openly homosexual singers in pop and
is famous for his whacky on stage outfits.