Successful UK pop / glam band. Mud was founded by singer Les Gray and drummer Dave Mount. They formed a band with bass player Ray Stiles and guitarist Rob Davis. On being discovered by producer Mickie Most during a gig, they were hooked up with writer / producer partners Chinn And Chapman. In 1980, after declining success and a replacement for Les Gray, the band decided to quit. Les Gray died of a heart attack in 2004. Rob Davis is now a producer and songwriter (best known for "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" by Kylie Minogue).