Andrew W.K.

Andrew Wilkes-Krier, Andrew F. Wilkes-Krier, Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier

4 songs 2 albums

Andrew Wilkes-Krier, better known under his stage name Andrew W.K., is an American singer-songwriter and rock musician. Wilkes-Krier was born in California in 1979 and grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

After playing in various bands and moving to NY in 1998, he started using the moniker Andrew W.K. for his solo releases which was given to him by one of his elementary school teachers.

After gaining initial attention with the 1999 EP Girls Own Juice, Wilkes-Krier rose to prominence with the release of his debut studio album I Get Wet in November 2001, as well as its single “Party Hard”.