Born Andrew Ivan Bell on 25 April 1964 in Peterborough, UK. Lead singer of synth-pop duo Erasure. With musical partner Vince Clarke, Bell has sold over twenty million albums worldwide. Electric Blue, Bell's first solo album, was released in 2005 and includes collaborations with Claudia Brucken of Propaganda and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters. It was co-written and produced by Philip Larsen and Chris Smith of Manhattan Clique.