David Ryder Prangley - Rachel Stamp
About David Ryder Prangley
David Ryder Prangley is a musician best known for his work with the glam punk band Rachel Stamp and as bass player for Adam Ant. Born in Dinas Powys, South Wales, Ryder Prangley started his music career aged 9 years old as a member of Welsh language boy-band Bechgyn Sêr (often referred to as the 'Welsh Menudo'). At 13 Ryder Prangley took up guitar and toured and recorded with Rock Bottom (alongside and future Games Workshop and Blizzard Entertainment artist/designer Mark Gibbons) before taking up singing and forming Rockets (later Hollyweird). After limited local success in the Cardiff area including an appearance on ITV's Welsh music showcase 'Rough Mix', Ryder Prangley moved to London in 1994 and formed Rachel Stamp (as lead singer and bassist) with guitarist Will Crewdson.