Drew McConnell (born 10 November 1978 in Dublin, Ireland) is the bass guitarist and backing vocalist with Babyshambles, the band formed and fronted by frontman of the Libertines, Pete Doherty, and bass guitarist for Liam Gallagher's 2017 tour.He lived in Tenerife, Spain, for much of his childhoodand he speaks Spanish fluently. Formerly in the band Elviss, McConnell participates in a number of side-projects, such as and playing double bass and piano with Irish singer/songwriter Fionn Regan as well as writing and recording solo material.

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  • Drew McConnell (born 10 November 1978 in Dublin, Ireland) is the bass guitarist and backing vocalist with Babyshambles, the band formed and fronted by frontman of the Libertines, Pete Doherty, and bass guitarist for Liam Gallagher's 2017 tour.He lived in Tenerife, Spain, for much of his childhoodand he speaks Spanish fluently. Formerly in the band Elviss, McConnell participates in a number of side-projects, such as and playing double bass and piano with Irish singer/songwriter Fionn Regan as well as writing and recording solo material. McConnell organises a musical collective named Helsinki, with which he performs solo material as well as versions of songs by Babyshambles, such as a swing version of their single "Delivery". Among the members of this collective are Stephen Large of Squeeze and Albert Hammond Jr of The Strokes., the drummer Seb Rochford of Polar Bear and Acoustic Ladyland, drummer Jamie Morrison (of the Noisettes), guitarist Matt Parks, Jonnie Fielding (violin), Larrikin Love and Fionn Regan. McConnell completed a bass degree at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP). He also appears in the video "Police on My Back" by UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle, playing bass. McConnell is heavily involved with the Love Music Hate Racism movement, contributing a song with Babyshambles and Helsinki to a CD given away free with a copy of the NME in 2007, as well as playing at such events as the Love Music Hate Racism carnival with Jon McClure of Reverend and The Makers. McConnell also fronted the musical collective Mongrel with Jon McClure and members of Arctic Monkeys. In 2011, McConnell was in a near death accident where he was hit by a car breaking a red light and knocked off his bike, crushing his spine. He has since recovered and is quoted saying "Humans are designed to deal with trauma of a physical and emotional kind. It's the stuff of life." On 5 May 2014 McConnell's Helsinki released its debut album "Coast of Silence." Its 12 tracks included "New Pair" and "The Very Last Boy Alive" which have also been recorded by Babyshambles. In 2015, he released another album called "A Guide for the Perplexed", including the track "Choices" featuring Pete Doherty. In 2017, Drew is playing bass guitar in Liam Gallagher's tour band, in support of Gallagher's solo album, As You Were. (en)
  • Drew McConnell est un musicien irlandais né le 10 novembre 1978 à Dublin. Il est l'actuel bassiste et cochanteur du groupe anglais Babyshambles, forme par l'ex-chanteur de The Libertines, Peter Doherty. Il a vécu la plupart de son enfance à Tenerife en Espagne et par conséquent parle l'espagnol couramment.Drew McConnell fut auparavant membre du groupe Elviss. Il a aussi participé à d'autres projets tel que The Phoenix Drive et conserve sa propre carrière solo. McConnell a fondé un groupe musical appelé Helsinki, où il joue ses propres versions des chansons de Babyshambles. Parmi les autres membres on peut compter Stephen Large (Squeeze), Albert Hammond Jr (The Strokes), les batteurs Seb Rochford (Polar Bear, Acoustic Ladyland) et Jamie Morrison (The Noisettes), le guitariste Matt Parks, la violoniste Jonnie Fielding (Larrikin Love) & Fionn Regan. En 2008, il rejoint le groupe Mongrel de Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers) et Andy Nicholson (ex-Arctic Monkeys). Il est aussi très impliqué avec le mouvement Love Music Hate Racism. * Portail du rock * Portail de l’Irlande (fr)
  • Drew McConnell (ur. 10 listopada 1978) jest basistą brytyjskiego zespołu rockowego Babyshambles, grupy założonej przez Pete'a Doherty'ego. Przedtem grał w zespole Elviss, teraz udziela się również w grupie The Phoenix Drive, a także pisze i nagrywa materiał solowy, dostępny głównie na jego stronie w serwisie MySpace. McConnell wspiera akcję "Love Music Hate Racism". (pl)
  • Drew McConnell, född 10 november 1978 i Dublin, Irland, han bodde i Spanien under större delen av sin barndom och talar flytande spanska, engelska och även lite franska. Han är en vegetarian och under sin ungdom jobbade han bland annat som översättare och extrakäckte även på gårdar. Han är nu basist i Babyshambles, en brittisk rockgrupp bildad av den tidigare Libertinesmedlemmen Pete Doherty. Han spelar även i banden och var också tidigare medlem i bandet . Han har också ett soloprojekt som heter Helsinki, vilket är hans kompisars smeknamn på honom. Helsinki gjorde under mars 2008 en turné där de värmde upp för Kid harpoon. Han spelar även bas i den brittiska supergroupen Mongrel, Mongrel består även av medlemmar från Arctic monkeys, Reverend and the makers och Poisonous poets. Han har även samarbetat med andra artister, till exempel så spelar han bas på den nära vännen Fionn regans album. Han är också med i Lethal Bizzles video 'police on my back' även där spelar han bas. Han stödjer även den stora Love Music Hate Racism organisationen, Under 2007 gav han iväg en av sina solosånger "(&)" gratis med NME. Han har även "busked" med LMHR flera gånger och han har även sett till så att Babyshambles uppträtt på flera av LMHR:s gratisfestivaler. En gång när Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty blev arresterad för droginnehav strax innan en av dessa festivaler, så steg McConnell in och framförde en soloversion av babyshambles låten 'Albion'. (sv)
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  • Drew McConnell (ur. 10 listopada 1978) jest basistą brytyjskiego zespołu rockowego Babyshambles, grupy założonej przez Pete'a Doherty'ego. Przedtem grał w zespole Elviss, teraz udziela się również w grupie The Phoenix Drive, a także pisze i nagrywa materiał solowy, dostępny głównie na jego stronie w serwisie MySpace. McConnell wspiera akcję "Love Music Hate Racism". (pl)
  • Drew McConnell (born 10 November 1978 in Dublin, Ireland) is the bass guitarist and backing vocalist with Babyshambles, the band formed and fronted by frontman of the Libertines, Pete Doherty, and bass guitarist for Liam Gallagher's 2017 tour.He lived in Tenerife, Spain, for much of his childhoodand he speaks Spanish fluently. Formerly in the band Elviss, McConnell participates in a number of side-projects, such as and playing double bass and piano with Irish singer/songwriter Fionn Regan as well as writing and recording solo material. (en)
  • Drew McConnell est un musicien irlandais né le 10 novembre 1978 à Dublin. Il est l'actuel bassiste et cochanteur du groupe anglais Babyshambles, forme par l'ex-chanteur de The Libertines, Peter Doherty. Il a vécu la plupart de son enfance à Tenerife en Espagne et par conséquent parle l'espagnol couramment.Drew McConnell fut auparavant membre du groupe Elviss. Il a aussi participé à d'autres projets tel que The Phoenix Drive et conserve sa propre carrière solo. En 2008, il rejoint le groupe Mongrel de Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers) et Andy Nicholson (ex-Arctic Monkeys). (fr)
  • Drew McConnell, född 10 november 1978 i Dublin, Irland, han bodde i Spanien under större delen av sin barndom och talar flytande spanska, engelska och även lite franska. Han är en vegetarian och under sin ungdom jobbade han bland annat som översättare och extrakäckte även på gårdar. Han har även samarbetat med andra artister, till exempel så spelar han bas på den nära vännen Fionn regans album. Han är också med i Lethal Bizzles video 'police on my back' även där spelar han bas. (sv)
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