- Budgie (drummer)
Infobox musical artist
Name = Budgie
Img_capt = Budgie in Oakland, California - June 1986
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Peter Edward Clarke
Born = Birth date and age|1957|8|21
Origin = St Helens,
Instrument = percussion and drums
Occupation = Musician, songwriter
Geffen Records, Sioux Records
Big In Japan The Spitfire Boys The Slits Siouxsie & The Banshees The Creatures
Peter Edward Clarke, (born
August 21 1957, in St Helens, Lancashire), better known as Budgie, is an English drummer. He began his career with the the Spitfire Boysand Big in Japanbefore briefly playing with The Slits, recording the album "Cut". Budgie joined Siouxsie & the Bansheesin 1979. Initially he was intended to be a temporary replacement for Kenny Morris, who had left the band two days into a tour, but he remained with the group, from the album "Kaleidoscope", until they split up. He also formed the band The Creatures, together with Siouxsie Sioux, whilst with the Banshees.
Siouxsie Siouxin 1991. They divorced in 2007.
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