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Budgie Gender: M
Peter Edward Clarke
born on 21 August 1957 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place St.Helens, England, 53n28, 2w44
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 28°04' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°51 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 18°21'

Budgie (in Oakland, California – June 1986)
photo: Andwhatsnext at English Wikipedia, license gfdl


English drummer, whose style and approach have been described as "tom-tom-intensive," "very economical and offbeat" and "very sensitive."

His first recording was with The Slits in 1979. He then became the drummer of the influential band Siouxsie and the Banshees (1979–1996) and the drum and voice duo The Creatures (1981–2004). Budgie has also collaborated with other musicians including John Cale and Leonard Eto (formerly of the Kodo Drummers).

In 2013, Spin rated him at No. 28 in their list of "The 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music."

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Severin, Steven (born 25 September 1955). Notes: Band member of Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • associate relationship with Sioux, Siouxsie (born 27 May 1957). Notes: Band member of Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • business associate/partner relationship with Smith, Robert (born 21 April 1959). Notes: Members of Siouxsie and the Banshees, 1979

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him in an online interview giving Siouxsie Sioux's and his own data: "Siouxsie: 27.05.57 - 21.12 hrs - London UK. Budgie: 21.08.57 - 11.00 hrs - St Helens UK." [1].


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (The Slits, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Creatures)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Percussion, drums, guitars, keyboards)