Mike Badger 'Double Zero' CD/DL-004Mike Badger Double Zero CD/DL-004

Released: June 2000, CD-Download

Mike Badger releases his second solo album in June 2000. As well as being a musician, Mike is also well known for his recycled tin sculptures as used by ‘Space’ and exhibited around the country. Titled ‘Double Zero’, this exciting band album features guest vocals from Tommy Scott (Space)- featured on tracks ‘Autumn in the mind’ and ‘With you’,bass guitar and backing vocals by Martyn Campbell (The Lightning Seeds) and Drums by the legendary Chris Sharrock( Robbie Williams ).This album was produced by Paul Hemmings.” After always recording acoustic based albums, I wanted to change the sound and only use electric instruments.We kept it as live as possible and it took on a life of it’s own ” says Mike.As with his previous acclaimed album ‘Volume’, Paul Hemmings co-writes a number of the tracks, the only cover to be featured on the album is ‘ A clear night for love ‘ by Roky Erickson ( of the 13 th Floor Elevators ).Mikes final comments about the finished album are ” I knew with the amazing band of musicians playing on it ,it was going to be something special !

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TRACKS PRESS

1. Bottom of the Hill
2. Fashion Victim
3. Field of Heartache
4. Shadow of the Real World
5. Clear Night for Love
6. Chasing Shadows
7. Autumn in the Mind
8. Daddy’s Inside
9. Underworld
10. No Doubt About It
11. With You
12. Hear me Callin’ You

  • ‘Above all this Album’s a joy for anybody who loves their pop music, well-crafted and melodic, but loud and raucous’ MOJO, August 2000
  • ‘Vox-textured, 2 minute, 2 chord under-class anthems’ The Big Issue in the North July 2000
  • ‘Double Zero is a tight joyously melodic collection of a dozen absolutely effervescent guitar driven pop songs and storming garage- psych rockers-a terrific album’ Goldmine (USA), Oct 2001

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