Andrew (Toddy) Todd is a songwriter who began his career in the music business as a sound engineer for CBS Recording Studios, Hit Factory and Whitfield St Studios during the eighties, and moved on to freelance
record production and remixing during the nineties, which led him to forming the RCA / De Construction act Republica in 1996. As a band member he wrote, produced and toured the self titled first album, which sold in excess of one million albums worldwide, including the hit song ‘Ready to Go’.
The noughties brought about a more songwriting and production roles, working closely with Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment including acts such as 21st Century Girls, S Club 7, S Club Juniors, Gareth Gates and Emma Bunton.
‘Reach’ (co-written with Cathy Dennis) became a pop anthem for the hugely successful S Club 7.
Another written and produced hit was the theme song for Granada Television’s British soap opera ‘Night and Day - ‘Always and Forever’ featuring Kylie Minogue (co-written with Dave Arch) which ran on ITV between 2001 and 2003. Toddy has a home studio and is a versatile all round songwriter.