Derrick Anderson, a native of Toledo, Ohio, currently holds down the bass slot in The Bangles. He has toured and recorded with the Kinks’ Dave Davies, Translator’s Steve Barton, and Susanna Hoffs, and fits in the occasional gig with The Smithereens, Matthew Sweet, and The Cowsills. Derrick’s memorably melodic bass playing and songwriting are showcased on two critically acclaimed releases by his former band The Andersons!. His bass work can also be heard on two posthumously released Pete Ham (Badfinger) releases,7 Park Avenue and Golders Green. Anderson's premiere solo album A World Of My Own was released this spring on Omnivore Recordings.