I, Ludicrous

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I, Ludicrous is a three-piece pop music ensemble, formed in South London in 1985, by John Procter (born 1957) and David Rippingale ("Will Hung") (b. 1956).[1] Their debut flexi release ("Preposterous Tales") reached Number 11 in John Peel's Festive Fifty in 1987.[2]

I, Ludicrous are still producing music today, and play occasional live dates, primarily in London. In January 2008 (Martin Brett) from Voice of the Beehive joined the band on bass guitar.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • It's Like Everything Else (Kaleidoscope Sound) (1987)
  • Too Ludicrous (unreleased) (1988)
  • A Warning to the Curious (Rodney Rodney!) (1989)
  • Light And Bitter (Rodney Rodney!) (1990)
  • Idiots Savants (Old King Lud) (1992)
  • The Museum of Installation (Old King Lud) (2003)
  • 20 Years In Show Business (Sanctuary / Rough Trade) (April 2007)

Official Bootlegs (CDRs)[edit]

  • Deadpan Alley ("It's Like Everything Else" + "A Warning to the Curious")
  • Following On (A compilation album of mostly previously unreleased material)

Singles[edit]

  • "Preposterous Tales" (7" flexi given away free with Blah, Blah, Blah magazine) (1987)
  • "Quite Extraordinary" ((Kaleidoscope Sound) (1988)
  • "Preposterous Tales" (Rodney Rodney!) (1990)
  • "We Stand Around" (Roman Carbage) (1992)
  • "Hats Off to Eldorado" (Old King Lud) (1993)
  • "Man's Man" (Old King Lud) (1997)
  • "Approaching 40" (Old King Lud) (2000)
  • "Dirty Washing" (5 track EP, Old King Lud LUD006) (February 2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2003) "I, Ludicrous" in The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 375.
  2. ^ "I. Ludicrous", Keeping It Peel, BBC, retrieved 2010-10-06.

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