Secret Laboratory, the Switzerland studio of legendary music producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, was destroyed by fire last Thursday.

Perry said he lost recording equipment, costumes, books and other personal items. The Grammy-winning producer blamed the fire on negligence.

“I forgot to out a candle and my whole Secret Laboratory burned out…Everything gone!!!! I am so sad and my wife is so mad,” Perry wrote on Facebook.

He added: “My whole life collections, arts, my magic hats, my magic boots, ally my crazy show outfits and costumes: King Pope, General, Magician…All my electronics and studio equipment and my magic mic, books, musik, CDs…”