Nick Lowe

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Nicholas Drain "Nick" Lowe, born on the 24th of March 1949.

He is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer.


A noted figure in UK Pub Rock, Power Pop and New Wave, Lowe has recorded a string of well-reviewed solo albums.

Along with vocals, Lowe plays guitar, bass guitar, piano and harmonica. He is best known for his songs "Cruel to Be Kind" (a US Top 40 single) and "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass" (a top 10 UK hit), as well as his production work with Elvis Costello, Graham Parker, The Damned and others.

Lowe also wrote "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding", a hit for Costello.

He lives in Brentford, London, England.

Albums List

  1. Jesus of Cool (1978, UK) (released in the US as Pure Pop for Now People)
  2. Labour of Lust (1979)
  3. Nick the Knife (1982)
  4. The Abominable Showman (1983)
  5. Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit (1984)
  6. The Rose of England (1985)
  7. Pinker and Prouder Than Previous (1988)
  8. Party of One (1990)
  9. The Impossible Bird (1994)
  10. Dig My Mood (1998)
  11. The Convincer (2001)
  12. Untouched Takeaway (Live) (2004)
  13. At My Age (2007)
  14. The Old Magic (2011)
  15. Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family (2013)


  1. Brinsley Schwarz
  2. Rockpile
  3. Elvis Costello
  4. The Attractions
  5. The Imposters
  6. Huey Lewis and the News
  7. Noise To Go
  8. The Cowboy Outfit
  9. Carlene Carter
  10. Johnny Cash
  11. Little Village
  12. Bill Kirchen
  13. Dr. Feelgood

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