|Birth name||Andrew Lee Isaac Vowles|
|Also known as||Mushroom|
|Born||10 November 1967|
|Associated acts||Massive Attack
The Wild Bunch
Early years [change]
Vowles grew up in Bath. The same time to Massive Attack, Vowles, along with Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Nellee Hooper, and others were the The Wild Bunch crew, named after a western by Sam Peckinpah. Several members of The Wild Bunch formed Massive Attack.
Vowles stayed a member of Massive Attack until shortly after the release of their third full-length album, Mezzanine, in 1998. Interviews with band members have pointed to differences of opinion in the direction the band should go; Vowles liking a hip-hop direction while Robert Del Naja and Daddy G leaned more towards darker electronica themes. He also had expressed a dislike for touring, an activity which he characterised as "pimping".
- "Andrew Vowles". askbiography.com. http://www.askbiography.com/bio/Andrew_Vowles.html. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
- "Andrew Vowles". tripatlas.com. http://tripatlas.com/Andrew_Vowles. Retrieved 21 December 2010.