In 2013, Spin rated him at No. 28 in their list of "The 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music," writing: "Post-punk introduced a lot of amazing drummers, but none more influential than Budgie. With the Banshees, Budgie didn't just play rhythms—he played hooks and leads, brilliant parts that set the songs on fire. His tom-tom-intensive approach, [was] enlightened by his awareness of world music."
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: Peter Edward Clarke, 21 August 1957, 11:00 (11 AM) BST (-1), St Helens, Lancashire, England (53n28, 2w44). ASC: 18 Libra. RR: A (from memory). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield quotes him in an online interview giving Siouxsie Sioux's and his own data: "Siouxsie: 27.05.57 - 21.12 hrs - London UK. Budgie: 21.08.57 - 11.00 hrs - St Helens UK."
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