Andre Comeau (born in 1971) is a singer and songwriter who gained notoriety as one of the original cast members of television reality show The Real World.
He graduated from Clarence M. Kimball High School in Royal Oak, Michigan. His musical influences was the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan. His band, Reigndance, moved to the New York area in the early 90's. He had a friend who was interviewing for The Real World and recommended Andre to the casting director. The casting director called Andre and after making a video, he was selected to be on the show. Andre and Reigndance were excited as they felt that it would be a great way to showcase their band. After viewing the first few episode, they discovered that it wasn't what they had in mind.
After the season, the band felt overexposed and changed their name to Makeshift Gleam. They released their 3rd and last album after securing a publishing deal. Andre moved to Los Angeles and in 1999, formed his new band, Milkweed. The band became successful playing at several Southern California venues.
During the 10 year Real World reunion special, a protest of castmembers broke out. Andre participated in the protest on the basis that royalty checks for songs written by Reigndance wasn't properly credited and that he wasn't receiving royalty checks. During the original season, they would play music from Reigndance, but they would credit the songs' writers as being 'unknown'. After a lengthy discussion, Reigndance began receiving royalty checks for their music being played on The Real World.
After a few albums with Milkweed, Andre dropped his band and went solo in 2004. Going back to his musical influences, he now sings folk/bluegrass music. This is ironic, because he once blasted a person on the Real World show for thinking that he would sing folk music.