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Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
If anyone understands renewal, it’s Andrew McMahon. Over the last two decades, the veteran indie-pop
singer-songwriter has experienced musical rebirth many times, ever since he started entertaining
audiences in the ‘00s alt-pop outfit Something Corporate, and he’s consistently arrived on the other side
stronger than ever. After leading Something Corporate to major chart success in the early 2000s, McMahon
soon resurfaced with the more personal solo project Jack’s Mannequin. On the cusp of releasing their 2005
debut, he was diagnosed with leukemia at age 22. Eventually fully recovered, McMahon went on to release
two more studio albums with Jack's Mannequin and established The Dear Jack Foundation, which provides
programming to benefit adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer. McMahon then earned an
Emmy Award nomination for songs he composed for the NBC series Smash, and in 2014 released Andrew
McMahon in the Wilderness, which also became his moniker. McMahon is currently releasing music from
his new album Tilt At The Wind No More, out March 31 on Nettwerk Music Group.
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