Andre is a relative newcomer to the singer-songwriter scene, yet his recorded originals have received accolades from music industry professionals worldwide as extremely well-written songs which have strong potential to enter the contemporary ballad market. As a songwriter, Andre has won praise for both lyrical content and melodic form.
"Andre Mendes da Costa is an unassuming talent emerging onto the Wellington music scene. An accomplished pianist, Andre delivers harmony and melody as a singer-songwriter reminiscent of songs we still love from the ‘70’s. New Zealand has too few songwriters driving their music from the piano and Andre’s music is refreshing to say the least.” — Glyn MacLean, Oikos Music
PART OF MY HEART © 2006
Part of My Heart is about the strong and tender feelings of a father for his baby son as he sees and holds him for the first time and watches him grow.
THEY WILL BE THERE © 2006
They Will Be There is a poignant reflection on how death brings loved ones together and is based on real-life experiences.
Andre Mendes da Costa is a Writer Full Member of the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). All original works are copyright protected and registered with APRA.