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Full Name: Peter James Andrea (PJA)
Date Of Birth:
27 February 1973
Colour Of Eyes:
Colour Of Hair:
Dad- Savvas, Mum, 4 Brothers- Michael, Danny, Chris and               Andrew, 1 Sister- Debbie.
Place Of Birth:
Harrow, North London, England
Half Greek & Half French


British- born singer Peter Andre before to arrive at his first success he started
to phone the producers of a talent contest, singing to them down the phone
and begging for a chance to perform. His persistence paid off and Peter was
given his chance. He performed a version of Bobby Brown's 'Don't Be           Cruel' and stole the show! A record company head was on the judging panel
that night and offered Peter a recording contract live on air.
He came to the nation's attention when his debut single, a cover of Brenton
Wood's 1967 worldwide hit 'Gimme Little Sign', reached #3 on the national
charts in March 1993.
Gimme Little Sign' went on to become the twelfth biggest selling single in 
Australia for the year. The follow-up, 'Funky Junky,' reached #13 in July
1993, and Andre issued his debut, self-titled album in December. Andre
scored well at the 1993 Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA)
Awards by winning Best Pop Release for his Peter Andre album (a
refreshing mixture of bump 'n' grind, swing and sweeping ballads included
nine songs written or co-written by Peter himself.)
Andre was asked to support both Bobby Brown and Madonna on their
Australian tours and ended the year by sweeping the board at The Australian
Music Awards winning Best New Act, Best New Dance Act and Highest
Selling Single for 'Gimme Little Sign'.
His next single, 'Let's Get It On'/' Do You Wanna Dance', reached #17 in
January 1994, by which time Andre was one of the hottest dance artists in
the country. 'To The Top' only managed #46 (June 1994), but 'Mysterious
Girl' restored him to the Top 10 (#8) in October 1995. Andre's collaboration
with vocal harmony group Past To Present. 'Get Down On It' resulted in
another Top 10 placing (#5) during March 1996.
Unknown in the UK at this time, the task ahead of him was daunting since
he would have to start from scratch. Adament that he would not re-release
his Australian singles, he set his sights on recording a new album.
The first UK single 'Turn It Up' was released in March 1995. The single,
an infectious swing/pop crossover was greeted with enthusiam by the British
press but failed to dent the top 40. Unbowed, Peter returned to the studio,
breaking only to perform at an endless series of Roadshows and PJA
performances. During May and June British fans had their first chance to
capture Andre live when he supported East 17 on their UK and European
'Mysterious Girl'. the second British single from Peter, fell just short of the
Top 40 at #53 in  September; Overseas, the single gained a top 5 position
in Australia and gave Peter his first No1 position in New Zealand.
'Only One' released in March '96 stormed into the charts at No 16. At long
last Peter performed on Top Of The Pops, the hysteria surrounding his
instore appearances and PJA's had translated  into record sales, his dream
of making it was edging over closer to reality.
Mushroom (UK) reissued 'Mysterious Girl' and It was remixed and
re-released on May 20th  1996.

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