"Raingods with Zippos" is a 1999 Progressive rock album by ex-Marillion vocalist Fish. "Raingods with Zippos" is often hailed one of Fish's greatest achievements along with his 1990 debut Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors. While he was not involved with the production of this album, Steven Wilson, most famous for his work with Porcupine Tree, played guitar on several of the tracks.
Two CD set of Bouillasbaisse by Fish who first came to prominence as the front man for British progressive rock band Marillion. This double CD covers the career of Fish including three tracks from his Marillion days (Kayleigh, Lavender and Incommunicado) up to his studio album Field of Crows. Key tracks included here are 'Big Wedge', 'A Gentleman's Excuse M' and the duet with Sam Brown'Just Good Friends'. This compilation is released as Fish embarks on the second leg of his 13th Star tour. It is a perfect primer for the career of an artist who retains a massive following and continues to add to an already substantial catalogue of music. Fish recorded four studio albums with Marillion and he performed at many concerts between the years 1981 and 1989.
Born April 25, 1958, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Derek William Dick (aka Fish) was the dramatic lead vocalist for prog rock band Marillion until beginning a solo career in 1988. Marillion was initially formed as an instrumental band in 1979 by guitarist Steve Rothery (b. November 25, 1959; Brampton, England), drummer Mick Pointer, bassist Doug Irvine, and keyboard player Brian Jelliman.
Fish captured live in Poland during the 1997 sell-out tour.Excellent concert! Fish is funny as hell on the documentary travel disk where he takes you behind the scenes of preparing for his concerts. The disk also includes a very interesting interview with Fish.