Here’s a 1920’s jazz version of an Andy Paley song which was used as score in a cartoon.
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Here’s another song by Andy Paley with a pensive mood. This arrangement is for for oboe , bassoon and strings and was used as score in a cartoon.
Here’s a bit of scary score featuring spooky organ and theramin. Written and Produced by Andy Paley
The fake radio show finally became a real radio show of a sort, when The Thrilling Adventure Hour began podcasting in January 2011, bringing the show to an even wider audience. The musical episode (The Piano Has Been Drinking) is a fan favorite. Andy has written songs and score for the show since it started […]
This is the last released track that features Tommy Ramone playing drums with the Ramones. It was recorded in 1977 at Brother Studio in Santa Monica. From Seymour Stein’s liner notes from The Paley Brothers: Complete Recordings: “Joey was sick (actually hospitalized) in LA and Johnny, Dee Dee and Tommy were getting restless sitting around […]
“Goodnight Olivia” Music By Andy Paley Lyrics By Andy Paley & Tom Kenny Andy and Tom Kenny wrote “Good Night Olivia,” which is played in many episodes of the popular Nickelodeon cartoon “Olivia.” The songs seems to have struck a chord, as YouTube is full of videos of kids singing the song. This video shows the […]
Rolling Stone’s David Fricke names The Complete Recordings as one of 2013’s best reissues from under the radar
The Paley Brothers – The Complete Recordings (Real Gone Music) Boy bands used to be a lot more hip and fun. Jonathan and Andy Paley were Everlys-style harmonizing brothers with experience (time in the Modern Lovers; Andy’s 1972 RCA LP with power-pop contenders the Sidewinders) and the right fans (Phil Spector, the Ramones) when they made 1978’s The Paley Brothers, a sleek hot […]
“I’m Gonna Kill You Someday” was featured in “The Piano Has Been Thinking,” the special musical episode of the Thrilling Adventure Hour. The song was written by Andy Paley and Ben Acker and performed by the Andy Paley Orchestra with vocals by Marc Evan Jackson and J. K. Simmons. In this episode, the robot outlaw […]
Tom Shephard hired Andy to write music for Dane Boedigheimer’s “The High Fructose Adventures Of the Annoying Orange” on the Cartoon Network. Andy scores and regularly writes songs for “Annoying Orange.” Vocalists on these songs include Weird Al Yankovich, Alice Cooper, Bret Michaels, Dave Grohl, Maria Menounos, Felicia Day and many others.
Nerdist.com featured an interview with Andy about The Piano Has Been Thinking and got his thoughts on the show in general, and the songs featured in this episode specifically. You can listen to the entire podcast of the musical episode here, and read the interview below. Musician and composer Andy Paley: A lot of […]
Andy in the Press
The Hidden Genius of It's A SpongeBob Christmas Lenny Kaye, eMusic.com
Beauty in Two Dimensions: ‘It’s a Spongebob Christmas!’ Gene Sculatti, Rock's Back Pages
SpongeBob follows 'Best Day Ever' with Christmas album Jim Bessman, Examiner.com
It's a SpongeBob Christmas! Jason Weisberger, BoingBoing.net
SpongeBob Christmas special goes stop-motion Associated Press
Review: 'It's a SpongeBob Christmas!' adds an extra dimension Los Angeles Times