Madder Lake (band)

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Madder Lake
OriginMelbourne, Australia
GenresRock
Progressive rock
Psychedelic rock
Years active1971–1976, 1978–1979, 1982, 1996–current
LabelsMushroom
Aztec
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersMick Fettes
Jack Kreemers
Brendon Mason
Kerry McKenna
Andy Burns
Past membersJohn McKinnon
Andy Cowan
Colin Setches
Tony Lake
Ian Holding

Madder Lake is an Australian rock band. They started out in Melbourne in 1971.[1][2] They released two studio albums - Stillpoint, and Butterfly Farm. And one compilation album (an album with songs from their other records) - The Best of Madder Lake. Their best known song is "12lb Toothbrush".

Personnel[change | change source]

  • Mick Fettes — vocals
  • Jack Kreemers — drums
  • Brenden Mason — guitar
  • Kerry McKenna — bass guitar, guitar
  • John McKinnon — keyboards, vocals
  • Andy Cowan — keyboards, vocals
  • Ian Holding — bass guitar
  • Tony Lake — vocals
  • Colin Setches — vocals
  • Luke McKinnon — drums
  • Andy Burns — keyboards

Discography[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

  • "Goodbye Lollipop" — February 1973 (Mushroom Records, K 4986) No. 31 AUS
  • "12 LB Toothbrush" — August 1973 (Mushroom, K 5230) No. 35 AUS
  • "Butterfly Farm" — April 1974 (Mushroom K 5453)
  • "Booze Blues" — June 1974 (Mushroom K 5516) No. 85 AUS
  • "It's All In Your Head" — November 1974 (Mushroom K 5732)
  • "I Get High" — July 1976 (Mushroom K 6425)

Albums[change | change source]

  • Stillpoint — April 1973 (Mushroom Records, LP MRL 34915) No. 13 AUS
  • Butterfly Farm — April 1974 (Mushroom L35090) No. 22 AUS
  • The Best of Madder Lake — May 1978 (Mushroom L36585)

References[change | change source]

  1. McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'Madder Lake'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Retrieved 3 May 2009.
  2. "Madder Lake". MILESAGO: Australasian Music and Popular Culture 1964-1975. Milesago. Retrieved 3 May 2009.

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