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Ian Thomas Ball[1] (born 19 October 1975)[2] is an English musician, most notable for being part of the indie rock band Gomez, sharing lead vocals and guitars. He has also performed and released two solo albums (as of June 2017).[3] He is also a member of the 14 piece supergroup Operation Aloha.[4][circular reference] along with fellow Gomez member Olly Peacock.[5]

Ian Ball
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Ian Ball at the Beautiful Days Festival, Devon
18 August 2006
Background information
Birth nameIan Thomas Ball
Born (1975-10-19) 19 October 1975 (age 43)
Southport, Merseyside, England
GenresIndie rock, Alternative rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter,
record producer
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
Years active1990–present
Associated actsGomez, Operation Aloha



  1. ^ Ball biodata,; accessed 10 August 2014
  2. ^ "It was Ball's 33rd birthday", 19 October 2008; accessed 10 August 2014.
  3. ^ Jim Farber (28 October 2007). "'Who goes there?' Singer, songwriter Ian Ball". NY Daily News. Retrieved 20 June 2008.
  4. ^ Operation Aloha (album)
  5. ^ Gomez listing,; accessed 10 August 2014.