New single by Mike Badger
Released July 22nd 2022
Beatin’ a Path (to your door)
Mike Badger formed The La’s in the mid eighties leaving just before they signed to Go! Discs, he went on to form The Onset releasing albums on Liverpool’s Probe Plus label and touring the UK and Europe.
Also a sculptor who works with recycled materials Mike created the artwork and videos for Space who named their second album ‘Tin Planet’ after his work. (re-released this month for the first time on vinyl -Demon Records)
Mike co-founded The Viper Label in 1999 with ex La’s/Lightning Seeds Paul Hemmings releasing authentic Liverpool ‘cult classics’ from the Merseybeat era up to the present, alongside original US Rockabilly, Country and Rhythm and Blues compilations.
Mike Badger and the Shady Trio followed after showcasing in SXSW in 2009 touring the UK and the USA with Margo Price and releasing two albums on the Generator Label.
Beatin’ a Path (to your door) is the first single from new album ‘Papa Badge Light The Blue Touch Paper’ produced by Mike’s son Ray Badger.
The Rhythm and The Tide (Liverpool The La’s and Ever After)
Autobiography by Mike Badger and Tim Peacock
Published by Liverpool University Press in 2016
Mike Badger -Double Zero
‘Surely had The La’s been able to accommodate both Mavers and Badger, could world domination have been far away?’ Steve Rippon MOJO
The Onset- The Pool Of Life
‘The most arresting band in captivity’ Pete Frame (Rock Family Trees)
Mike Badger -Volume
‘at least half the tracks have classic potential’ Paul du Noyer MOJO
HIGH VIOLET PR