Al's chart success started with The Monks' 'Nice Legs Shame About The
Face', a novelty record that was sung on football terraces across the
UK and reached No 19 in the singles chart. He met Derek B, UK's first
chart rapper, and they made 'Bullet For A Gun' for Phonogram which spawned
two top 20 singles 'Bad Young Brother' and 'Good Groove'.
After working with Angie Brown he introduced her to Bizarre Inc and
produced I'm Gonna Get You' which achieved No.2 in the UK singles chart.
The pop dance theme continued with a mix he did for Betty Boo's 'Where
Are You Baby?' and Folk/Rock entered the picture with The Levellers.
Al produced and mixed the iconic, three times platinum 'Levelling The
Land' and followed that up with their only No1 album 'Zeitgeist' including
the hits 'One Way', '15 years', 'Hope Street', 'This Garden' and 'Just
Al's sold 5 million records, produced four platinum albums, three gold
albums and 12 top 20 singles along the way. His list of credits include
The Miserable Rich, Doll and the Kicks, The Levellers, Oysterband, Seth
Lakeman, Asian Dub Foundation, Maths Class, Electric Soft Parade, Depth
Charge, Bizarre Inc, Sailor, Joe Strummer, Johnny Thunders, Mike Monroe,
Stiv Bators, Little Stephen, Derek B, Eliza Carthy, Van Dyke Parks,
John Jones, Ray 'Chopper' Cooper, The Wildhearts, Dogs D’amour,
Betty Boo, Goldblade, Senser, Cherry Bomz, Tom Robinson, The Stupids,
Les Thugs, Mike Monroe, Bolthrower, Ruff Ruff And Ready, Gunshot, Los
Albertos, Ian King, Perfect Daze, Birdhouse, Bomb The Bass, Martin Green,
Goats Don't Shave, The Diablos, Heavy Load, The Mission, Kolida, Lo
Fidelity Allstars, Baby Chaos, Eon, Cash Crew, Tim Simenon, Cat (from
Princes band) and Soho among others.