Mark Richardson is the drummer with Skunk Anansie, a British rock band whose members include Skin (lead vocals, guitar), Cass (guitar, bass, backing vocals), Ace (guitar, backing vocals) and Mark Richardson (drums and percussion).
Skunk Anansie formed on 12 February 1994, disbanded in 2001 and reformed in 2009. The name "Skunk Anansie" is taken from Akann folk tales of Anansi the spider-man of Ghana,[3 with "Skunk" added to "make the name nastier".
They have released six studio albums and several hit singles, including "Charity", "Hedonism", "Selling Jesus" and "Weak".
Mark is a passionate biker and completed Enduro Africa a 2,500 km bike ride across South Africa to raise money for the charity, Riders For Health, Enduro India (2,500 km from Goa to the Kerala Backwaters) Experience Africa with Riders For Health (1,500 km) in 2011 and 2014, competed in the 12-hour Dawn To Dusk, numerous Hare and Hound events across the country at clubman level achieving 3rd place in the Desert Rose Hare and Hounds championship in 2012. His dream is to complete the Africa Eco Rally (the original Paris-Dakar route). His track riding experience includes trips to the Ron Haslam Race School at Donington Park.Back to the Index