Quotes by: Nick Lowe

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Nick Lowe
Lowe at Knuckleheads Saloon
in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2012
Background information
Birth name Nicholas Orain Lowe
Born (1949-03-24) 24 March 1949 (age 67)
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
Genres
Pub rock new wave power pop
Occupation(s)
Musician singer-songwriter
Instruments
Vocals guitar keyboards bass
Years active 1966–present
Labels
Columbia Demon F-Beat Radar Reprise Upstart Yep Roc Stiff Proper
Associated acts
Brinsley Schwarz Rockpile Elvis Costello The Attractions The Imposters Huey Lewis and the News Noise To Go The Cowboy Outfit Carlene Carter Johnny Cash Little Village Bill Kirchen Dr Feelgood
Website nicklowe.net

In the '70s, you had to come up with an album every year whether you were ready or not.
Nick Lowe
Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.
Nick Lowe
Be a military flier or be in a band; those were the two hippest things I could imagine.
Nick Lowe
I work very hard on getting the songs as direct and examined as I can before I go in the studio.
Nick Lowe
These days, rock 'n' roll is much more about rock than about roll. I don't do rock. But I'm interested in that roll part, because that's the funny little bit that makes it hip.
Nick Lowe
When punk rock came along, the one thing you were not supposed to be was musical.
Nick Lowe
If anyone comes along, I'm more than happy to welcome them, but I'm not interested in world domination.
Nick Lowe
As long as my body holds out, I'll be grooving when I'm 70, and not some sort of horrible spectacle.
Nick Lowe
They tell me I produced songs. I just stood in the back, wore a good suit and said, Yeah, that's happening.
Nick Lowe
All those years we'd spent learning these chops, and all those gigs in Germany where you'd play all night, and along comes punk. It has nothing to do with that. A lot of people went out of business.
Nick Lowe
When somebody like Elvis Costello comes along, anybody can make a good record with him.
Nick Lowe
I suppose I was waiting until I was old enough to have some sort of experience to sing about. When you're young, it's hard to sing the blues. Nobody believes you.
Nick Lowe
The world is full of musicians who can play great, and you wouldn't cross the road to see them. It's people who have this indefinable attitude that are the good ones.
Nick Lowe
Elvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it.
Nick Lowe
If a hit came along, I wouldn't be unhappy about that. But I'm a bit too old for that now-doing videos and all those types of TV shows. I've kind of done all that, in the '70s.
Nick Lowe
I like being a big fish in a small pond. I'm not interested in a huge audience because it brings headaches.
Nick Lowe
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