The Tragic Tale of The Great Lafayette and his Body Double

by Son of Portslade

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Son of Portslade presents his debut album


released November 10, 2010

All tracks written by O. Ridgewell, performed by O. Ridgewell with the help of E. Roberts, A Howe, V. Aloy, B. Barnicott, H. Evans, D. Sanders. Produced by A. Howe



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Son of Portslade Edinburgh, UK

Born and raised in Portslade. Taught his first chord (D) by a pop star called Steve and sold his first guitar by Brighton legend Stanislav- He hopes just a bit of Stans bravery and Steves determination can flow through his music. Hes been writing songs for 9 years and wants to write many many more. He still uses the chord of D and it features in most of his songs ... more

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Track Name: The Great Lafayette and his body double
...about one hundred years ago an electrical fault put pay, to illusionary antics of a man, with a prestigious master plan...
Track Name: Greedy Boy
"...dont fret if you thought lyrics were cool in a song whose words really meant nothing atall..."
Track Name: Exercise those demons
"...keep on running round the track looking forward ot looking back..."
Track Name: Major incident
"It seems that you are worried, your sentences are hurried..."
Track Name: The Argentina Synthesiser
" forth Ali Crowley, Durrutti and Proudhon."
Track Name: Mah ba boo dah boo dah boo bah
"He was born, son of an Eagle..."
Track Name: Expectations
"I was sitting on a wall, and thought it rather cool, watching folk arrive and then depart"
Track Name: Building more roads encouraged more people to drive on them
"...apathy enrages me but apathy persists..."
Track Name: Depart for Paradise
"...another battle begins as each one is done, the more the powerful watch us the less they listen..."
Track Name: Brian Butler
"When Brian died and the flat was sold we had been the neighbours from hell..."
Track Name: Potslade Beach
"There aint any pebbles ad there isnt any sand, theres a russian boat that is rarely manned..."
Track Name: Say Goodnight
"...its up to you to get a clue and find out what is really true, lead the way, i'll follow you..."