10. Nik Kershaw: It wasn’t my idea really. If you missed the previous posts, you can go ahead and check out songs 40-31, and 30-21. Rock of the 80's, Vol. Pop & Wave, Vol. He wrote and sang the theme song, "If It Gets Much Better Than This". The music video, featuring Kershaw as a chroma key-suited alien, received heavy rotation from MTV, helping the song to reach No. 2 in the UK. January 9, 2019 Paul Stroessner Leave a comment. Share ; PDF ; Sections: Music 70s 80s. 6 in New Zealand. £11k - £15k. , Kershaw's first wife was Canadian Sheri Kershaw, herself a musician who featured on several of Kershaw's early albums. I do love it when the length of your interview is in context with the person you’re speaking to. During the mid-1990s he also wrote and produced material for the boy band Let Loose, with two of the tracks ("Seventeen" and "Everybody Say Everybody Do") achieving reasonable success. He left school in the middle of his A-levels and got a job at an unemployment benefit office. Saved by Linda Reith. 80's Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. , On 11 November 2016, Kershaw performed in Reykjavík, Iceland, together with the band Todmobile. £6k - £10k. I had the pleasure of spending 15 minutes chatting to the singer songwriter, Nik Kershaw ahead of his appearance at the 80s Classics event in Millenium Square, Leeds at the end of July. Read More » Bringing the 80s to Germany! By Kirsten Rawlins Entertainment Published: Sept 22, 2017 Last Updated: Sept 22, 2017. Nik Kershaw80s PopHappinessHipsterGood ThingsMusicHappyFreeBonheur During the mid-'80s, Nik Kershaw managed to score a handful of pop hits and, in doing so, establish himself as a profitable commercial songwriter. Full Line Up. 46 in the United States. His formative years were spent in Ipswich where he discovered his love for music. The title-track, released in November 1984, proved to be his third international hit single, reaching No. Nik Kershaw and his band are heading to Germany to celebrate 35 years since the release of the iconic ‘Wouldn’t It Be Good’. I’m not too sure! Nik Kershaw in 1985, sporting that popular mid-'80s look probably best labelled "I-was-going-somewhere-posh-but-got-dragged-through-a-hedge-backwards-on-the-way". You Rocked The Moor in 2018 – which of your besties is playing this year? Please call £Please call. 0. He signed with MCA Records in 1983 and released his debut album Human Racing in 1984. It reached # 47 in the UK Singles Chart and became a major hit in the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Album: 100 80S. Nik Kershaw was born in Bristol in 1958. , The follow-up album, To Be Frank, was released in 2001. Following this year, Kershaw appeared on Elton John's 1993 'Duets' album, where Kershaw not only wrote the song but produced, and played all the instruments on the track. Other 1980s performers joined him and performed their own songs, including Andy Bell, Carol Decker, Howard Jones, Jimmy Somerville, China Crisis and Steve Strange at The O2 in London. He’s … Golden 80s Hits by Nik Kershaw - TV80s: Recall the greatest official music videos of 1980s. Nik Kershaw never really got the recognition he deserved in my opinion. Super Deluxe Edition: How important it was for you to get the Human Racing album back into print after all these years?. The Riddle Lyrics: 2. Listen free to Nik Kershaw – 80s. He was previously married to Sheri Kershaw. This very. Kershaw was unemployed for a year after leaving Fusion, but during this time he found manager Mickey Modern after placing an advertisement in the magazine Melody Maker. The Biggest 80s Bands in the World ... Nik Kershaw. Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good - Official Music Video. Nik Kershaw - Hits of the 80s Album Lyrics; 1. , Kershaw performed a solo acoustic set at Fairport's Cropredy Convention in August 2013. The same year Radio Musicola was released, but was just a little success. Some classic stuff from the 80s on this. The second album The Riddle, and was another major success, and it went Platium. Play 1. He described the experience as "absolutely terrifying". The album also spawned two more UK Top 10 hits, "Wide Boy" and "Don Quixote", as it went multi-platinum. Song information for Wouldn't It Be Good - Nik Kershaw on AllMusic AllMusic. See all reviews from the United Kingdom. TV80s | Nik Kershaw Nik Kershaw (Nicholas David Kershaw) released his first single "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" in 1983. 3: Lots more Hits of the 2010 film, Round Ireland with Fridge! ; 1 2 in the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland Fridge... 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