The Zombies


The Zombies

The Zombies, formed in 1961 in St Albans, are an English rock band. Led by Rod Argent on piano and Colin Blunstone on vocals, the band scored US hits in the mid- and late-1960s with She's Not There, Tell Her No, and Time of the Season. Their 1968 album Odessey and Oracle, comprising twelve songs by the group's principal songwriters, Argent and Chris White, is now considered one of the best of its time and is ranked 80 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


1961 to 1968

Rod Argent (born Rodney Terence Argent, 14 June 1945, in St Albans, Hertfordshire) - organ, keyboards, vocals and songwriting

Paul Atkinson (born Paul Ashley Warren Atkinson, 19 March 1946 in Cuffley, Hertfordshire, died 1 April 2004 in Santa Monica, California) - guitar, vocals

Colin Blunstone (born Colin Edward Michael Blunstone, 24 June 1945, in Hatfield, Hertfordshire) - lead vocals, guitar

Chris White (born Christopher Taylor White, 7 March 1943, in Barnet, Hertfordshire) - bass, vocals and songwriting

Hugh Grundy (born Hugh Birch Grundy, 6 March 1945, in Winchester, Hampshire) - drums

2004 to date

Rod Argent - organ, vocals

Colin Blunstone - lead vocals

Keith Airey - guitar, vocals

Jim Rodford - bass, vocals

Steve Rodford - drums


Average album rating 1964 The Zombies [US]  
Average album rating 1965 Begin Here  
Average album rating 1968 Odessey and Oracle  
Average album rating 1999 Absolutely the Best  
Average album rating 2005 As Far As I Can See...  
Average album rating 2007 Into the Afterlife  Compilation