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Nick Lowe artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Nick Lowe performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

September 26, 2011 Hear the legendary English roots- and country-rock singer live from Merriweather Post Pavilion.

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September 17, 2007 Hear the country-influenced pop singer, recorded live in concert from Alexandria, Va.

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Studio Sessions

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December 25, 2013 The English singer-songwriter performs a live set, including music from his new holiday album.

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December 29, 2011 The mainstay of English rock songwriting performs songs off his recent album, The Old Magic.

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December 27, 2007 In recent years, Lowe has established himself as a lovably acerbic pop legend.

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Interviews & Profiles

Nick Lowe's Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family is an album of original holiday songs and some reworked classics.

December 8, 2013 The esteemed songwriter explains his conflicted stance on holiday music, and performs live.

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November 24, 2011 Singer-songwriter Nick Lowe plays several songs from his 13th solo album, The Old Magic.

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September 15, 2011 Singer-songwriter Nick Lowe plays several songs from his 13th solo album, The Old Magic.

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February 19, 2008 World Cafe honors the songwriter and producer's career with three archival interviews.

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December 27, 2007 In recent years, Lowe has established himself as a lovably acerbic pop legend.

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July 1, 2007 The acerbic pop legend, made rich by one song, has new CD out called At My Age.

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Discover Songs

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April 3, 2008 "Born a Woman" is one of the cheekiest moments in Lowe's already-cheeky career.

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December 5, 2007 Here's a look at 10 CDs from the past year that are virtually guaranteed to impress your friends.

September 12, 2007 Swedish art-pop singer Jens Lekman; distinguished country crooner Nick Lowe; Broken Social Scene...

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June 19, 2007 Nick Lowe's "I Trained Her to Love Me" is the weirdest and wittiest song on his fine new album.

February 6, 2002 Sleepwalking with Santo and Johnny; the child prodigy Debashish Battacharya; Fernando, a great u...

Reviews

Kelly Clarkson's new holiday album is titled Wrapped in Red.

November 15, 2013 Whether glossy and heartfelt or earnest and playful, these albums can help conjure a holiday mood.

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As hopeful and humane as it is devastatingly sad, Nick Lowe's "House for Sale" is more than just a metaphor.

October 14, 2011 As hopeful and humane as it is devastatingly sad, "House for Sale" is more than just a metaphor.

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March 21, 2011 Rock historian Ed Ward applauds a new reissue of Nick Lowe's Labour of Lust, long out of print.

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April 3, 2008 "Born a Woman" is one of the cheekiest moments in Lowe's already-cheeky career.

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February 20, 2008 Test spins of the Raveonettes and the Mountain Goats with Blender editor Lizzy Goodman.

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June 19, 2007 Nick Lowe's "I Trained Her to Love Me" is the weirdest and wittiest song on his fine new album.

More Stories

This is the visual representation of sensitivity?

March 1, 2012 A lone man braves the "Smile Pile" in the funny video for the legendary rocker's new song.

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September 6, 2011 Lowe talks about his latest record and shares some of the songs that have inspired him.

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Album cover for Wilco's 'The Whole Love'

June 29, 2011 The group has just announced the September release of a new album and North American tour.

Nick Lowe performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

November 1, 2010 At 61, Lowe is part crooner, part country and a little crotchety, but with a heart of pure pop.

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