One of the songwriters and front men from the band 'Gomez'. Ian Ball released his first solo album 'Who Goes There' in October 2007, through his own label 'Dispensary Records'. Special appearances on the album come from Stephanie and Sam Farrar, Sam plays guitar in the band 'Phantom Planet'. Stephanie and Sam's Father, John Farrar, was in the well known 50's/60's band 'The Shadows'. Other guests include Phil Krohnengold, who wrote the string arrangements on the Gomez album 'How We Operate' and Will Golden (who has collaborated with Gary Jules).