DALLAS MORNING NEWS— "I'll Come Around ... is an an epic, heartstring-tugging track..."
ON TOUR MONTHLY— "...From top to bottom, Upon The Ecliptic is a brilliant display of Hand Drawn’s most prolific singer songwriter. I’m not currently in love, but Upon The Ecliptic makes me sort of feel like I’m missing out."
DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE—"Upon the Ecliptic marks a dramatic step away from the polished piano-blues-rock that Denton musician Andrew Tinker distilled onto his debut record in 2009..."
It Takes The World - Independent 2009 Upon the Ecliptic - Hand Drawn Records 2014
Andrew Tinker is an indie pop artist whose artistry lies in the ever changing texture of his music.
In 2009, Tinker released his first solo record, It Takes the World. A native Texan, the artist has performed with various ensembles, and was a founding member of the Polyphonic Spree, recording french horn on the band’s first two albums and earning a UK silver record for, The Beginning Stages of the Polyphonic Spree.
Summer 2016, Tinker's music was again featured in a Lowery-directed film, this time for Disney's summer blockbuster, Pete's Dragon. The song (co-written by Toby Halbrooks), “Nobody Knows (How to Say Goodbye),” has been recorded and performed by popular Denver trio, The Lumineers