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Horace Andy
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Background information
Birth nameHorace Hinds
Also known asSleepy
Born (1951-02-19) February 19, 1951 (age 70)
OriginKingston, Jamaica
GenresReggae, trip hop
Years active1967–present
Associated actsMassive Attack
Easy Star All-Stars

Horace Andy (born Horace Hinds, February 19, 1951, Kingston, Jamaica),[1] is a roots reggae songwriter and singer, known for his distinctive vocals and hit songs such as "Government Land", "Angel", "Five Man Army" and a cover version of "Ain't No Sunshine". In recent years he has mostly worked as a guest singer for trip hop band Massive Attack.


  1. Thompson, Dave (2002) "Reggae & Caribbean Music", Backbeat Books,

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    ISBN 0-87930-655-6