Andy Dunlop

born on 16/3/1972 in Lenzie, Schottland, United Kingdom

Andy Dunlop

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Andy Dunlop

Andy Dunlop (born Andrew Dunlop, 16 March 1972, Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland) is a Scottish musician, who is the lead guitarist of Scottish indie band, Travis.[1]


Dunlop attended Lenzie Academy.[2] The band Travis got their break with the album The Man Who, named after a bestselling book. It got the international success, and became the biggest selling album in the UK in 1999.

As well as being the guitarist, Dunlop has also contributed several songs. "You Don't Know What I'm Like", "Ancient Train" (both featuring Dunlop on lead vocals), "Central Station" and "The Sea" (with Fran Healy taking lead vocals). For their band's latest album, Ode to J. Smith, Dunlop has contributed "Quite Free", which he co-wrote with Fran Healy and Dougie Payne. Also on Travis' fifth studio album he co-wrote "3 Times and You Lose" and "Big Chair".

Together with Guy Berryman and Will Champion of Coldplay, Dunlop contributed to the first solo album of a-ha keyboardist Magne Furuholmen entitled Past Perfect Future Tense.

Dunlop is known for the long fingernails on his right hand which he uses instead of picks, much like a flamenco guitarist. Dunlop is married to Jo Monaghan. In December 2005 the couple's first child, a son, was born, and is named Dylan Green Dunlop. The family currently resides in Liverpool.


  1. Phares, Heather. [Andy Dunlop at All Music Guide Biography: Travis]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 15 April 2010.
  2. Whitelaw, Katy, This week reporter Katy Whitelaw talks to former Lenzie Academy pupil Andy Dunlop, 10 October 2008.
Francis Healy | Dougie Payne | Andy Dunlop | Neil Primrose
Nigel Godrich
Albums: Good Feeling | The Man Who | The Invisible Band | 12 Memories | The Boy With No Name
Compilations: Singles
DVDs: More Than Us | Travis At The Palace | SinglesSingles: All I Want to Do Is Rock | U16 Girls | Tied to the 90's | Happy | More Than Us | Writing to Reach You | Driftwood | Why Does It Always Rain On Me? | Turn | Coming Around | Sing | Side | Flowers in the Window | Re-Offender | The Beautiful Occupation | Love Will Come Through | Walking in the Sun
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