Brett Anderson (born September 29, 1967) is an English singer-songwriter born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England. He was the lead vocalist of rock band Suede from 1989 until their split in 2002. He then fronted The Tears with ex-Suede guitarist, Bernard Butler although as of 2006 they are on hiatus. So far Anderson has released 3 solo albums. His self-titled debut was released in 2007. The following year brought the quieter, piano-driven Wilderness and was released in 2009.