Andy Taylor announces new album Man’s A Wolf To Man
By Classic Pop | July 19, 2023
Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor has announced the forthcoming release of Man’s A Wolf To Man, the guitarist’s first solo LP in over 30 years. It’s available from 8 September and and can be pre-ordered now.
The LP was delayed by the pandemic, which gave Andy time to re-tool the album. It was during this process that he was given the news that the prostate cancer he had been battling was now terminal. This diagnosis meant that he could not attend his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of Duran Duran.
“When I started writing this album, it was the beginning of the chaos – 2016, 2017,” Andy says. “Man’s A Wolf To Man is pretty apt now. Having lived there, had kids there, had an amazing career there, I know America very well. And when you watch the breakdown, and the extremes of it, how quickly people became vicious enemies.
“Well, Man’s A Wolf To Man is about how man is his own worst enemy and will behave like a pack of wolves towards his other human enemy. What we saw bubbling when I started writing, it was all about getting even – why do you get so mad trying to get even? Why do people get angry? Why don’t they just do better themselves? I was getting back to making records that are human, about something that mattered or matters, that are in the moment.”
2023 finds Andy Taylor on top of the world, with a solo album that he is justifiably proud of and is currently undergoing targeted therapy.
He currently appears on three songs on Tina Arena’s new Australian No.1 album Love Saves and just last week his former band members in Duran Duran announced they will play a special benefit concert in California on August 19th to raise money for Andy’s cutting-edge cancer treatment.
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