The Deviants

The Deviants were an English psych-rock band that self-released the album Ptooff! in 1968. It was picked up by Sire, which released the group’s 1968/69 efforts Disposable and The Deviants. Frontman Mick Farren became a rock writer and occasional solo artist. Guitarist Paul Rudolph and bassist Duncan Sanderson formed the Pink Fairies.

Members: Mick Farren (vocals, piano), Sid Bishop (guitar, sitar), Cord Rees (bass), Russell Hunter (drums), Duncan Sanderson (guitar, bass), Paul Rudolph (guitar)

They formed as The Social Deviants in late 1966 in Ladbroke Grove.


  • Ptooff! (1968)
  • Disposable (1968)
  • The Deviants (1969)
  • Human Garbage (live, 1984)


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