About Babar Luck

Babar Luck is an enigma.

He is something that is a multicultural mix.

He has been called “jamaicanstaanee” a “Africanstaanee” a “Irishstaanee”  he sees himself as a world citizen and  a true Londoner and British OR simply human.

Babar was born in Pakisthan (Quetta)and came to uk when he was 8 years of age raised by a single mother of devout Muslim faith and educated principles.

He fell in love with all forms of music from teenage years. He was raised in Canning Town/east end of London, London is multifaceted multilayered mega city Babar sees himself totaly in sync with that.

He chose to mix with all sorts of cultures, white working class, Africans,Jamaicans, traveller communities and the bourgeois of each culture fascinated him and his musical desires. How societies live and function still fascinates him he continues to be curious.

He was a bassist songwriter/shouter in a Electric alternativ genra -crossing uk based band called King Prawn from 1992-2002 they toured extensively many territories mainly main land europe. In his time with King Prawn they recorded 4 albums 7 eps and 2 videos and 1 live Dvd.

After his time with King Prawn Babar wanted to continue write and compose in a variety of styles and genras. Also to able to control the text and the sound of what came out of the music.

Babar is a team player and always wants to have the musicians bring theirselves to the creativ process. But as in all things there must be a final decision. There also must be compromise.

To explore the gift of songwriteing that has inflicted him from a young age. Babar has released a variety many albums since 2002 – At the moment he has 14 albums downloadable via


Babar Luck is live next fri 23rd August 2019 Bristol with the Babar Luck world citizen folk band The Chelsea Inn – 60-62 Chelsea Rd, BS5 6AU Bristol, U

Monday 26th August 2019 we play Nestival at the The Birds Nest 32 Deptford Church Street
SE8 4RZ London, UK – The Babar Luck world citizen folk band (2ishpm)

On Sat 31st August 2019 i play soloish (??) a benefit are all there a all dayer come and support

He has toured all over Europe Australia  Japan and wants to try new places and environments. 

At the moment he has two working musical units. The Babar Luck world citizen folk band first two albums are available on Bandcamp.

He also has a electric punk/rock band called East end trinity, they have released 3 albums about to finish their 4th

As a creativ he feels it is his duty to highlight excite and talk about issues that matter to Babar in this world to also inspire in himself and others towards forgiveness acceptance and a bright future for the next generations.

Whether with his bands or solo Babars live shows are truly a amazing experience.

Thats why he survives and thrives in the underground and overground music circuit.
Babar can go from a eight minute kawaalee to a 2 minute punk song then to a country tinged ballad.
There is no one in the music industry who can do what Babar does.
His Music is of its time and Timeless.

here just in is a radio show chatt we had with Mark Roberts on Threads radio july 2019 – we talked about influences and most everything else thank you Mark.