The Ignerents

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The Ignerents
copyright by Ben Challis
Background information
Origin: B/E/O ORIGIN
Years active: 1977 - 1981
Label(s): Ace Records, Criminal Records, Rundown Records, Incognito Records
Associated acts: The Rivals, Pop Rivets, Oyster Band, Black Cillas
Website: The Ignerents blog
List of members
Former members
List of former members

Band history

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Band members

early 1977 line up:

  • Mark Leighton - guitar
  • Chris Harris - bass
  • Stan Gretsch - drums
  • Ben Challis - vocals
  • Steve Harris - guitar, vocals


1979 7"

  • "Radio Interference" / "Wrong Place Wrong Time" (Ace Records)

1980 compilation "First Offenders"

  • "Harbour Street, I Won't Be There" (Criminal Records)

1981 7" (as "The Beekepers")

  • "Platform 5" / "The Trouble With You" (Rundown Recors)

1994 compilation "Back To Front Vol IV"

  • "Wrong Place Wrong Time" (Incognito Records)

1997 CD "Woodbines, Tears & Jealousy" on Rundown Records

  • Radio Interference
  • I Won't Be There
  • Wrong Place Wrong Time
  • Call Me Irresponsible
  • Harbour Street
  • Commuter Zone
  • Rundown
  • Black Dr Martens
  • I Like You
  • Collector's Item
  • You're So Stupid
  • Uganda Calling
  • The Trouble With You
  • Woodbines, Tears & Jealousy

Studio albums

  • "Woodbines, Tears & Jealousy"

Quotations and Trivia

Stewart Copeland and Glen Tilbrook visited early rehearsals of The Ignerents and produced their very first demos at Oakwood Studios in Whitstable, England, UK.

See also

External links

The Ignerents blog


sources: Ben Challis, Phil Harris