Ship Of Fools (2)

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Fantasy obsessed and deep into the neo-prog scene of the early '90s, few bands were as self-consciously weird and engaging as Ship Of Fools. Formed in 1992, the band consisted of guitarist Andy Banks, the creatively nicknamed bassist Sputnik, keyboardists Damien Clarke and Les Smith, and drummer Mick Reed. Friendly with the heads of the Dreamtime label, an offshoot of heavy metal distributors Peaceville Records, the band eventually signed with them and became the premiere psychedelic eccentrics on the label. Offering two albums in their lifetime, 1993's Close Your Eyes, Forget the World and 1994's Out There Somewhere, the band was a highly experimental force of mind-altering music until they broke up in a haze of bad feelings and musical differences in 1996. Leaving behind a short but excellent catalog of material, Smith (who had gone on to join the decidedly un-psychedelic black metal phenomenon Cradle of Filth) compiled their music and in 2002 released Let's Get This Mother Outta Here, a farewell collection that summed up their career and paid a lasting tribute to their bizarre vision.
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Ship Of Fools (2) Discography Tracks

Albums

BAR 9 Ship Of Fools (2) - Visions album art Ship Of Fools (2) Visions(Cass, MiniAlbum) Dreamtime BAR 9 UK 1992 Sell This Version
Ship Of Fools (2) - Close Your Eyes (Forget The World) album art Ship Of Fools (2) Close Your Eyes (Forget The World) (Album) Dreamtime Poland 1993 Sell This Version
Ship Of Fools (2) - Out There Somewhere album art Ship Of Fools (2) Out There Somewhere (Album) Dreamtime, Dreamtime UK 1994 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

KTB16 Ship Of Fools (2) - Untitled album art Ship Of Fools (2) Untitled(10", Ltd) Dreamtime KTB16 UK 1994 Sell This Version

Compilations

CDKTB 18 Ship Of Fools (2) - Out There Somewhere / Close Your Eyes (Forget The World) album art Ship Of Fools (2) Out There Somewhere / Close Your Eyes (Forget The World)(2xCD, Comp) Dreamtime CDKTB 18 UK 1995 Sell This Version
Ship Of Fools (2) - Let's Get This Mother Outta Here album art Ship Of Fools (2) Let's Get This Mother Outta Here (Comp) Peaceville UK 2002 Sell This Version