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Hope and Glory

“Strangely, this was never registered at the time but, judging from its placement amongst my other demos, this would have been from around 1996. I seem to remember an original working title of “All This Useless Beauty”. On discovering someone had been there before me (the splendid Elvis Costello), I came up with “Hope & …

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Come On Down

‘Songs From The Shelf, Pt. 1’ is literally flying off the shelf following its release last Friday and we’re kicking off a history lesson along the shelf as Nik tells us the stories behind the tracks. First up, “Come On Down”. “I see on the PRS database that this song was registered on the 5th …

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Songs From The Shelf

**COMING SOON** “Between 1989 and 1998, I took a step back to focus on writing and production for other artists. The result was a shelf full of songs. Some written on my own, some with others; some for established artists, some for hopeful idiots; some for major label projects, some just for the Hell of …

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My Favourite Potty Mouth

Most Nik Kershaw fans will know who the inimitable Lily Gonzalez is – the sensational singer-percussionist renowned for playing for Faithless, Tony Hadley, The Brand New Heavies, Jimmy Somerville and of course, Nik Kershaw. 2021 saw the release of Lily’s highly acclaimed solo album Sink or Swim and featured a number of tracks co-written with …

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