Gordon Haskell (born Gordon Hionidies, 27 April 1946, in Bournemouth, Dorset, England) was the bassist and vocalist in the transitional King Crimson line-up of 1970. He appeared on the album Lizard, but quit the group during rehearsals for live work. School friends with Robert Fripp, they previously worked together in an earlier version of League of Gentlemen. Haskell's more folk oriented interests were in conflict with Crimson's sound, so he elected to leave.
Since then he has released many solo albums, including:
Then, after getting into some debt, he decamped to Denmark where he played six nights a week playing in bars. His voice became a lot stronger, and he paid off his debt.
In the 1990s he continued to make more albums, and even released some singles. The "Almost Certainly" single, released in 1990, went to number one in South Africa. An album called Hambledon Hill followed this. It did well on airplay with BBC Radio 1's DJ, Bob Harris saying "he loved...
Track listing: Hambledon HillWalkin in a WildernessAlmost CertainlyThe Right TimeThe Other SideMumbo JumboPelican PieMystical AllusionWhat Do Broken Hearted People DoBreathing InSoul Mates http://www.gordonhaskell.com
Track listing: Boat TripBorn to Be TogetherFlying Home TomorrowLawbreakerAll Since You Went AwayOo La Di Doo Da DayTime Only KnowsBetter By FarSome Other DayZanzibarSlow Boat http://www.gordonhaskell.com