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Who is Martin Gordon?

Bassist, composer, producer, incredulous bystander, wilful participant, personal friend of James Bond. Thrown out of Sparks, rejected by Jet, discarded by Radio Stars, spurned by the Rolling Stones, sneered at by Primal Scream, belittled by Kylie Minogue, ignored by Blur and accused of being a fashion victim by Boy George, his career has been a complete failure. 

Or maybe you’d care to stop by the alternative biog? Or there’s the discography, with all those groups, the music, the video and the vegetables.

Solo releases

Martin Gordon’s solo career began with the release of the first part of the Mammal Trilogy (‘The Baboon in the Basement’) in 2003. Since then, he has not looked back, although he will not say why. The sixth and final part of the trilogy (‘Include Me Out’) was released in 2013. Some people say it was released on April Fool’s Day, but that’s what some people would say, isn’t it?

Here’s an album overview and a view of the simultaneously-published lyric book which covers Gordon’s entire career to date. The conclusion of the Mammal Era brought an album of Gilbert & Sullivan tunes, Brexit and Donald Trump, although Gordon stoutly denies any involvement in the latter. In March 2018, the first installment of the Post-Mammal Era (PME) emerged blinking into the fishy sunlight, in the shape of ‘Thanks For All the Fish‘. More recently, the second installment ‘OMG‘ followed in early 2020.


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  1. Coo Ryder

    Happy New Year Martin! Let’s hope it’s a good one, without any fear! I’m listening to Jimmy Page’s new CD, “While My Guitar Gently Plays A Plagiarized Melody.” It really sounds good! And very familiar. OK, have a safe and sane New Year! Watch out for sh*theads! It’s good advice!

    1. Martin Gordon Post author

      Wasn’t that his follow-up to “Here’s My Lawyer’s Number (Please Contact Him (Or Her) With Any Enquiries Related to Royalties)’? That was a right rockin’ paean to plagiarism if ever I heard one. It was nothing to do with Moles, of course, but still.

      We are as one on the sh*theads!

  2. John Reed

    Hey Martin,

    Do you own the Jet recordings? If so, would it be possible to license a track for a forthcoming 70s rock box set?

    Best wishes,


    John Reed
    Director of Catalogue
    Cherry Red Records
    Power Road Studios, 114 Power Road, London W4 5PY
    07764-336797 | 020 8996 3120 | http://www.cherryred.co.uk


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