Business Wire India
As the holiday season draws to a close, singer-songwriter Thomson Andrews picks up the tempo with three Netflix releases. The Mumbai-based artist played the character of Hollywood actor Keegan-Michael Key during his Hindi singing song “Magic Man G” by Jingle Jengel, David E. Directed by Talbert, offered a quintessential Christmas story that lent its voice for love, love and goodness. Ki playing a lead role alongside Forest Whitaker and Ricky Martin.
On the other hand, Thomson has acted as a playback singer in Anurag Basu’s latest Bollywood flick LUDO starring Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Sheikh and Sanya Malhotra. He has performed solo vocals for the music director Pritam in the film’s background music.
When Thompson talks about giving voice to characters with his versatility, he strikes a chord. Sunayna Sarkar, vocal director of Netflix’s Jingle Jangle, believes that Thomson has the sweetness and authenticity of the style needed to successfully localize international content for Indian audiences.
“Keegan-MichaelThe character is very funny and animated. We needed someone who could match his energy, disbelief and incredible ten notes. And I knew that Thomson Andrews would be a perfect fit. His Hindi diction and RNB leanings brought a vocal flavor, which we desired, “ Said Sunayna, who is also portrayed as a singer in Jingle Jungle.
Lending his voice in international blockbusters is nothing new to Thomson. Over the years, he has worked on several Disney projects such as The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen I and II, Toy Story, Finding Dory, on his Hindi adaptation. He has also acted like The Remix of Amazon Prime on MTV Unplugged, MTV Coke Studio, VH1 Exclusive and TheMiracleTech Show.
Recently he also participated in a musical tour show called as Royal Stag Hungama Music Bus’ Anchor.
“The holiday season has always been a special time for me. And working on these amazing projects was a really fun and rewarding experience. I am lucky to have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the biggest global stars and Asha That people enjoy our work, ” Singer-songwriter, Thomson Andrews.
Thomson Andrews began his career with Ustad AR Rahman and sang the background score for the Oscar-nominated film at 127 hours. He has toured the world with playback star Sunidhi Chauhan and collaborated with established musicians such as Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Amit Trivedi, Pritam and AR Rahman. Their next season collaboration will be the upcoming Netflix release ‘Christmas Chronicles 2’ on 25 November 2020.
It would be fair to conclude that Thomson is a very promising talent to watch out for in the coming future!
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