Archive for September, 2011

1990 Acoustic In-Store at Rhino Records

September 26th, 2011 No Comments

Just found this series of videos uploaded by mickstadium on You Tube. It’s a Nick acoustic in-store appearance at Rhino Records in Westwood California. February 1990. Thanks for sharing these!

 

Nick & Wilco in Central Park NYC 9/22

September 26th, 2011 No Comments

Apparently it was pouring rain!

Village Voice blog review (mostly Wilco)

Review and photos at hippiesaredead.com

Cruel To Be Kind (snippet) (by sgibson818)

Nick Talks to AM NY

September 26th, 2011 No Comments

See it all here!

In an era where 60-somethings such as Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler prance around onstage pretending to be 25, Nick Lowe has revitalized his career by doing something completely unexpected – acting his age.

The 62-year-old Lowe started off as part of England’s 1970s pub-rock scene, which paved the way for punk. He produced Elvis Costello’s first five albums and had several hits of his own including “Cruel To Be Kind.”

Today his songs are quieter, with strong jazz and country influences.

amNewYork spoke with Lowe….
What made you decide to embrace getting older?
When my brief career as a pop star finished, I had to sort of take stock. I had to figure out a brand new style for myself that would embrace the fact that I was a bit over the hill and use that as an advantage rather than something that’s embarrassing….read more

 

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