Stan Ridgway

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Birthday
5, 1954
Birthplace
Barstow, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Barstow, CA

About

Singer, songwriter, and musician best remembered as the lead vocalist for a Los Angeles new wave band called Wall of Voodoo. He also released several solo albums, including Mosquitos and Partyball.

Before Fame

His band, Wall of Voodoo, released three EPs during the early 1980s: Wall of Voodoo, Dark Continent, and Call of the West.

Trivia

He composed a series of instrumental pieces to accompany a surrealist exhibition of the artwork of Mark Ryden.

Family Life

With his musician wife Pietra Wextun, he founded a 1990s musical trio called Drywall.

Associated With

He performed with drummer Stewart Copeland on a song called "Don't Box Me In."