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Stan Ridgway's tenure with Wall of Voodoo may have launched him to semi-stardom, but his solo musical style is more blues rock, almost Americana-ish, than WoV's big hit "Mexican Radio." Multiple solo albums and collaborations later, Ridgway morphs with each release.

Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Stan Ridgway was the original lead singer for the band Wall of Voodoo, singing on their debut EP and first two albums, including their only hit song, "Mexican Radio". Wall Of Voodoo's genesis was… read more

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  • He's great
  • Great guitar intro. Song about a man, who has left everything behind him to be a scrubby salesman.
  • "Think I'll make a police call, No one knows, no one cares at all"
  • It's a shame so few has listened to more than Camouflage. So many great albums in there. A Mission in Life is one of the greatest songs ever written!
  • fantastic song and fantastic voice...
  • : A revelation day for me...! 6 years ago I fell for film "Rumble Fish" and its soundtrack, by mr. Copeland...Having no idea that it has anything to do with Ridgway, or Wall of Voodoo...since today, my (audio)life has another dimension! )
  • Storyteller, that's what Ridgway is, yes storyteller definitely, tellin' stories about walkin' home alone and salesmen!!
  • I would have to agree with Kurt, but damn thats a close call.
  • Best story teller in music. And dare i say it, even better than Nick Cave (as much as i also like him).
  • Like it!

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