____Real Name: Carl Smyth
____Nickname(s): Chas Smash
____Date of Birth: 14th January 1959
____Place of Birth: Kent, England
____Joined the Band: In 1976, "The North London Invaders" recruited Smyth to play bass until he was replaced in 1977 by Gavin Rogers. In late 1979, Smyth became the last of the seven original Madness members to join the band. Prior to that he was a friend of the band members and danced onstage at concerts.
____Position Within the Band: Backing singer, occasional lead singer, trumpet player, all-rounder
____Outside of Madness: After Madness broke up in 1986, he formed a new shortlived band, "The Madness", with Suggs, Lee Thompson and Chris Foreman.
____Other Personal Info: He currently lives in North London with his children.