MADNESS…

Madness is an iconic band from Camden Town, located in north London. It was formed in 1976 and is considered one of the most prominent bands of the ska revival in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Even today, the band continues performing with six out of seven original members. From 1980 to 1986, their songs were chart-toppers in the UK, spending 214 weeks on the UK Singles Chart.

Cathal Smyth

Cathal Smyth

Cathal Joseph Smyth was born on 14 January 1959, in Middlesex Hospital, Fitzrovia, London, England, and grew up in Marylebone. As a child he went by the name of Carl. His parents were Irish immigrants. His father worked ...
Lee Thompson

Lee Thompson

Lee Jay Thompson is a highly talented and versatile musician from England. He was born on October 5th, 1957, and has made significant contributions to the music industry as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, ...
Daniel Woodgate

Daniel Woodgate

Daniel Mark Woodgate (born 19 October 1960) is an English musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Woodgate came to prominence in the late 1970s as the drummer for the ...
Mike Barson

Mike Barson

Michael Barson (born 21 April 1958) is a Scottish-born multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and composer. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Barson came to prominence in the late 1970s as the keyboard player for the ...
Mark Bedford

Mark Bedford

Mark William Bedford was born on 24 August 1961, in Islington, London, England. He started to buy records at the age of 11 or 12. Around this time, he listened to music in the charts and North American artists such as ...
Chris Foreman

Chris Foreman

Christopher John Foreman (born 8 August 1956), in St Pancras, London, England, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and composer. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Foreman came to prominence in the late ...
Graham McPherson

Graham McPherson

Graham McPherson was born on 13 January 1961 in Hastings to a Scottish father, William Rutherford McPherson (1935–1975) and Welsh mother, jazz singer Edith Gower. The couple had married in the Paddington area of London ...