Andy Butler


How Hercules & Love Affair’s Andy Butler Embraced the Darkness on ‘In Amber’

Click here to read the full article. The list of reasons why Andy Butler decided to revamp his sound is seemingly endless. Speaking to Billboard via Zoom from his new home of Ghent, Belgium, the frontman for beloved dance project Hercules & Love Affair acknowledges that In Amber (out now via BMG), Hercules’s first proper album since 2017’s Omnion, sounds much different — gone are the lush, hyper-ecstatic soundscapes of unrestrained joy that course through early songs like “Blind” and “Raise Me Up,” now replaced with moody, ambient production and stark lyrics depicting a darker, more complicated worldview. “Having put out a lot of music...
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Andy Butler leaves Doncaster after deciding to continue playing career elsewhere

Veteran defender Andy Butler has left Doncaster after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent, the League One club have announced. The 37-year-old had returned to the playing ranks after a spell as interim manager last season. Butler took charge of the side after Darren Moore left for Sheffield Wednesday...

The Belles are calling again for Doncaster’s Andy Butler

Andy Butler will go back to managing Doncaster Rovers Belles boss next season, with the Sky Bet League One club expected to announce a new manager in the next 10 days. Butler, 37, was put in charge of Doncaster’s first team in March following the departure of Darren Moore and Jamie Smith to Sheffield Wednesday.

Andy Butler refuses to take any credit for long-awaited Doncaster victory

Andy Butler refused to take credit for Doncaster ending a nine-game winless streak at Shrewsbury after bringing himself back into the side. Fejiri Okenabirhie’s first-half strike against his former club was followed by a late Taylor Richards goal in a 2-0 win at the Montgomery Waters Meadow, a result that also ended Rovers’ five-game losing streak.

Andy Butler wants more from Doncaster after draw with Northampton

Andy Butler says his Doncaster side failed to reach their usual standards as they battled out a goalless draw with Northampton. Rovers enjoyed large swathes of possession but struggled to create chances against a stubborn and resolute Cobblers. And after failing to win for the second successive game, Butler expected...

Andy Butler tells Doncaster players to learn from defeat at Crewe

Andy Butler insisted Doncaster will learn lessons from failing to land a punch on Crewe as the new Rovers boss tasted defeat for the first time. Doncaster lacked a clinical edge up top at Gresty Road, where they had to make do without Omar Bogle, who Butler revealed has joined Fejiri Okenabirhie in the treatment room after picking up a hamstring injury.

Andy Butler says ‘incredible shift’ key to Doncaster beating Plymouth

Andy Butler hailed “an incredible shift” put in by his Doncaster Rovers side to secure a 2-1 win over Plymouth and continue his winning start to managerial life. Goals from captain Tom Anderson and Omar Bogle had Rovers two goals up after 47 minutes. But Plymouth pulled a goal back...

Doncaster beat Plymouth to maintain perfect start under Andy Butler

Goals from Tom Anderson and Omar Bogle saw Doncaster Rovers make it two wins from two under new boss Andy Butler as they triumphed 2-1 over Plymouth Argyle. Niall Ennis pulled a goal back for Argyle, who piled on the pressure in the second half in search of an equaliser.

Doncaster 2-1 Portsmouth: Andy Butler off to winning start with Rovers

Doncaster opened Andy Butler's tenure as manager with a 2-1 win over League One promotion rivals Portsmouth. Goals from Reece James and Fejiri Okenabirhie ensured the 37-year-old got off to the perfect start after replacing Darren Moore on Monday, with Rovers ending a run of five games without victory. John...