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Nick Lowe

b, voc, *1949 GB, Walton-on-Thames
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Nicholas Drain Lowe Himself (4) Terry Modern The Artist (2)

Nicholas Drain "Nick" Lowe (born 24 March 1949) 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, and others. Lowe also wrote "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding", a hit for Costello.

  • Bass
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Alternative
Popular Tracks   
Cruel to Be Kind on Labour of Lust by Nick Lowe
I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass on Jesus of Cool by Nick Lowe
I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock and Roll) on Quiet Please: The New Best of Nick Lowe by Nick Lowe
The Beast in Me on The Impossible Bird by Nick Lowe
What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding? on Untouched Takeaways by Nick Lowe
She's Got Soul on The Convincer by Nick Lowe
So It Goes on Jesus of Cool by Nick Lowe
Half a Boy and Half a Man on Quiet Please: The New Best of Nick Lowe by Nick Lowe
Cracking Up on Labour of Lust by Nick Lowe
I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock and Roll) on The Rose of England by Nick Lowe

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Title Artist Year Type
Tokyo Bay / Crying InsideNick Lowe2018Single
A Selection Of Songs From Nick The Knife, The Abominable Showman, Nick Lowe And His Cowboy Outfit, The Rose Of England, Pinker And Prouder Than Previous, And Party Of OneNick Lowe2017Compil.
The Quality Holiday Revue LiveNick Lowe & Los Straitjackets2015Album
Quality StreetNick Lowe2013Album
The Old MagicNick Lowe2011Album
Tiny Desk ConcertNick Lowe2010Album
Shelly's Winter LoveBill Kirchen Featuring Nick Lowe And Paul Carrack2010Single
The Brentford TrilogyNick Lowe2009Album
Quiet Please - The New Best Of Nick LoweNick Lowe2009Compil.
SickyBoy / Heart Of The City (Live)Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3, Nick Lowe2008Single
Long Limbed GirlNick Lowe2007Album
At My AgeNick Lowe2007Album
Untouched TakeawayNick Lowe2004Album
AnthologyNick Lowe2002Compil.
Lately I've Let Things SlideNick Lowe2001Single
Poor Side Of TownNick Lowe2001Single
The ConvincerNick Lowe2001Album
The CollectionNick Lowe1999Compil.
The DoingsNick Lowe1999Compil.
Nutted By RealityNick Lowe1999Compil.
You Inspire MeNick Lowe1998Album
Basher's BestNick Lowe1998Compil.
Dig My MoodNick Lowe1998Album
On Fresh AirNick Lowe1995Album
True Love Travels On A Gravel RoadNick Lowe1994Single
The Impossible BirdNick Lowe1994Album
The Wilderness YearsNick Lowe1991Compil.
What's Shakin' On The Hill / Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe1990Single
All Men Are LiarsNick Lowe1990Album
All Men Are LiarsNick Lowe1990Single
Party Of OneNick Lowe1990Album
Basher: The Best Of Nick LoweNick Lowe1989Compil.
Live @ WB PatioElvis Costello, Nick Lowe1989Album
Lovers JamboreeNick Lowe1988Single
Pinker And Prouder Than PreviousNick Lowe1988Album
The History Of Rock (Volume Thirty Nine)Elvis Costello & The Attractions / Nick Lowe / Kate Bush / Joan Armatrading1986Compil.
Nicks KnackNick Lowe1986Compil.
I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock 'N' Roll)Nick Lowe1985Single
7 Nights to RockNick Lowe1985Single
BreakawayNick Lowe1984Single
Breakaway / L.A.F.S.Nick Lowe1984Single
L.A.F.S.Nick Lowe1984Single
untitledNick Lowe1984Single
16 All-Time LowesNick Lowe1984Compil.
Extracts from the album 'Nick Lowe and his Cowboy Outfit'Nick Lowe1984Single
Half A Boy And Half A ManNick Lowe1984Single
The Abominable ShowmanNick Lowe1983Album
Ragin' EyesNick Lowe1983Single
Wish You Were HereNick Lowe1983Single
Cool ReactionNick Lowe1983Single
Extracts from the album "Nick The Knife"Nick Lowe1982Single
Nick The KnifeNick Lowe1982Single
An Interrogation Of Nick Lowe (Alias Nick The Knife)Nick Lowe1982Compil.
BurningNick Lowe1982Single
My Heart HurtsNick Lowe1982Single
Nick The KnifeNick Lowe1982Album
Heart / Take A Message To MaryRockpile, Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds1980Single
Down Down DownNick Lowe & Dave Edmunds With Rockpile1980Album
Cruel To Be Kind / So It GoesNick Lowe1980Single
Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds Sing The Everly BrothersNick Lowe & Dave Edmunds1980Single
Switch Board SusanNick Lowe1979Single
Cracking UpNick Lowe1979Single
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe1979Single
Labour Of LustNick Lowe1979Album
Jim Ladd Hosts Nick LoweNick Lowe1979Album
Cruel To Be KindNick Lowe1979Single
Little HitlerNick Lowe1978Single
Heart Of The CityNick Lowe1978Single
I Love The Sound Of Breaking GlassNick Lowe1978Single
Rock Around The World # 204Nick Lowe / Elvis Costello1978Album
American SquirmNick Lowe1978Single
Jesus Of CoolNick Lowe1978Album
Live From The El Mocambo March 6, 1978Nick Lowe1978Single
The Last Foxtrot (Version 2)Elvis Costello with Nick Lowe1978Album
The Last Foxtrot (Version 1)Elvis Costello with Nick Lowe1978Album
BowiNick Lowe1977Single
Born A WomanNick Lowe1977Single
Halfway To ParadiseNick Lowe1977Single
Keep It Out Of SightNick Lowe1976Single
So It GoesNick Lowe1976Single
Old Dogs, New Tricks!Paul Carrack / Nick LoweAlbum
Westhampton AcousticNick LoweAlbum
BBC Concert 82 & 84Nick Lowe, Nick Lowe And His Cowboy OutfitAlbum
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