Ian Zachary Broudie (born 4 August 1958) is a British singer-songwriter, musician and record producer from Liverpool, England. After emerging from the post punk scene in Liverpool in the late 1970s as a member of Big in Japan, Broudie went on to form the short-lived groups Original Mirrors and Care in the early 1980s as well as producing albums for artists including Echo & the Bunnymen, The Fall, The Icicle Works and Shack throughout the decade. In 1989 he formed The Lightning Seeds and achieved great commercial success throughout the 1990s. After The Lightning Seeds dissolved in 2000, Broudie produced albums by artists such as The Coral and The Zutons before releasing his own solo album Tales Told in 2004. The Lightning Seeds reformed in 2006 and released their sixth studio album Four Winds in 2009.