Shock Headed Peters [NB. it is not written shockheaded peters!] was formed by Karl Blake, 'Lord' Ashley Wales and David 'Cadbury' Knight in 1982. They were joined by Mark Rowlatt and Clive 'Tigger' Glover to make the full first line-up of the band who recorded three eps I, Bloodbrother Be (£4000 Love Letter), The Kissing of Gods and Life Extinguisher and an album Not Born Beautiful. Blake had previously featured in Lemon Kittens. Knight had been in The Fast Set and, with Wales, Five Or Six.