Babar Luck

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This article is about a musician. For other uses, see Babar (disambiguation).

Babar Luck is a songwriter and musician based in the UK. Born in Pakistan in 1970 he moved to London at the age of 8 years.[citation needed]


Former bassist of UK skacore band King Prawn,[1] Babar Luck has also recorded with numerous musicians including Suicide Bid & Ocarina, has also performed & recorded material with Sandra Falk, Captain Hotknives & Lu Edmonds and continues to create music with an array of players from all walks of life.

Babar Luck has also performed at many festivals of various 'genres' including Transmusicales Festival in France, Beautiful Days Festival in the UK & Denmark's massive Roskilde Festival.[citation needed]

As well as writing, recording & touring his solo works, Babar Luck is currently writing, recording & touring in a variety of musical formations - returning to his rock’n’roll roots with ‘East End Trinity’ (Babar Luck - Guitar and Vocals, Justin Hetterley - Bass and BVs, Andi Bridges - Drums and BVs), expressing his “Sci-fi” Folk music through ‘The Babar Luck World Citizen Folk Band’, via a new multicultural project featuring Italian MC Boika Esteban ‘Remaking Europe’ & has also just finished new recordings with ‘The Babar Luck Experience’ (Babar Luck - Guitar and Vocals, Fabrizio Zidarich - Bass, Tom Murrow - Drums).[citation needed]


In 2006, Babar Luck released solo album Care in the community which New Internationalist describe as "extraordinary".[2]

In January 2010 Babar Luck accepted an invitation to perform at the TEDx conference in Istanbul, Turkey with the theme "The Limits of Tolerance".[citation needed]


Solo or own band[edit]

  • Babar Luck (album, Rebel Music Records, 2005)
  • Care in the Community (album, Rebel Music Records, 2006)
  • World Citizen Frankenstaanee (album, self-released, 2007)
  • Journeys (mini-album, self-released, 2008)
  • Bout Time: Recorded 1998-2005 (mini-album, self-released, 2010)
  • The Chronicles of John Brute (digital album, Offcut Records, 2012)
  • The Babar Luck World Citizen Folk Band (s/t, limited edition, self-released, 2010)


Captain Hotknives

  • Hot Knives & Luck: Knocking on Heaven's Door (limited edition, self-released, 2010)

Sandra Falk

  • LuckFalk (mini-album, self-released, 2004)

Band member[edit]

Remaking Europe

  • Remaking Europe (limited edition, self-released, 2012)

East End Trinity

  • Got No Fear At All (limited edition, self-released, 2010)
  • Chukka (limited edition, self-released, 2012)

Suicide Bid

  • The Rot Stops Here (album, Household Name Records, 2006)
  • This is the Generation (mini-album, Household Name Records, 2005)

King Prawn

  • First Offence (album, Words of Warning, 1995)
  • Fried in London (album, Words of Warning, 1998)
  • Your Worst Enemy (EP, Spitfire, 1999)
  • Surrender to the Blender (album, Spitfire, 2000)
  • Got the Thirst (album, Golf Records, 2003)


Random Hand

  • Inhale/Exhale (album, Bomber Music, 2010) (appeared/co-wrote on final track 'Save Us In This World')

Performance History[edit]

Babar Luck's previous live performances at festivals & events include

  • 2005 - Womex - UK
  • 2006 - Transmusicale Festival - FRANCE
  • 2006 - Roskilde Festival - DENMARK
  • 2007 - Rebellion Festival - Wintergardens, Blackpool, UK
  • 2008 - Rebellion Festival - Wintergardens, Blackpool, UK
  • 2008 - Portugal Film Festival - PORTUGAL
  • 2008 - Premier Massy Festival - FRANCE
  • 2009 - Beautiful Days Festival - UK
  • 2009 - St Barnabas Community Fete (Bowstock) - UK
  • 2010 - St Barnabas Community Fete (Bowstock) - UK
  • 2010 - TedX Conference Series: “The Limits Of Tolerance” - Istanbul, TURKEY
  • 2011 - Slam Dunk Festival - UK
  • 2014 - Properstock Festival, Milton Keynes - UK
  • 2015. - MK11 Kiln Farm Club, Milton Keynes, UK


  1. ^ McIver, Joel (2002). Nu-metal: the next generation of rock & punk. Omnibus Press. p. 68. ISBN 978-0-7119-9209-2. Retrieved 26 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Gray, Louise (October 1, 2006). "Care in the Community". New Internationalist. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 

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