Tim Butler is the bass player, and co-founder of the Psychedelic Furs. He is also the youngest of three brothers. His brother Richard, the eldest, is the lead singer of the Psychedelic Furs. Both brothers were also founding members of the alternative rock band, Love Spit Love.
Tim was largely responsible for The Furs bringing in Todd Rundgren to produce their hit album, Forever Now. In an interview in That Mag, Tim said, “My favorite album was the one Todd produced (Forever Now). If anyone could be called a musical genius, I think Todd is."