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Andrew Robert White (born 28 August 1974), also known as Whitey,[1][2] is the lead and rhythm guitarist of the English alternative rock band Kaiser Chiefs.

Andrew White
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White performing at the Greenville Festival in 2013
Background information
Birth nameAndrew Robert White
Also known asWhitey
Born (1974-08-28) 28 August 1974 (age 45)
Leeds, England
OriginLeeds, England
GenresAlternative rock
Occupation(s)Guitarist, Songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active2003–present
LabelsB-Unique Records, Universal, Polydor, Fiction
Associated actsKaiser Chiefs,
Websitewww.kaiserchiefs.co.uk

BiographyEdit

Whitey was born 28 August 1974 in Leeds.[3] He is a former student of Garforth Community College[1][3] and Leeds Metropolitan University.[1] He is left-handed.[4]

He is an original member of the band Runston Parva, which later became Parva, changing the name to Kaiser Chiefs in 2004.[1] The name was adapted from Kaizer Chiefs, the former club of Lucas Radebe who was at the time with Leeds United.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Yorkshire Post 15 March 2012
  2. ^ Leicester Mercury Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine 5 July 2012
  3. ^ a b c Sky Sports Kaiser Chiefs
  4. ^ gigwise Kaiser Chiefs interview

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