R.I.P. Andy Gill, Gang of Four


Sndy Gill (1 January 1956 – 1 February 2020) was a British musician and record producer. He was the lead guitarist for the British rock band Gang of Four, which he co-founded in 1976. Gill was known for his jagged style of guitar on albums such as Entertainment! (1979) and Solid Gold (1981) and hit singles such as “At Home He’s a Tourist,” “Damaged Goods,” “Anthrax,” “What We All Want” and “I Love a Man in a Uniform”.

In addition to his work with Gang of Four, Gill was also a record producer, and produced or co-produced all of the band’s albums. He also produced albums for artists such as the Red Hot Chili Peppersthe Jesus Lizardthe Stranglersthe FutureheadsMichael HutchenceKilling JokePolysicsFight Like ApesTherapy? and the Young Knives.

Gill’s death was announced by Gang of Four on 1 February 2020.[5][6] He was 64. A band’s spokesperson told the New York Times the cause of death was pneumonia.[7]
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