Nick Heyward

Born May 20, 1961

Nick Heyward is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for being the frontman of the early 1980s band Haircut One Hundred, and also had a briefly successful solo career after he left the band in 1983.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nick Heyward.


1961 Birth Born on May 20, 1961.


1977 16 Years Old Heyward and school friends Graham Jones and Les Nemes, the core of Haircut One Hundred, started bands together as far back as 1977. … Read More


1982 21 Years Old Work on the band's second album commenced in October 1982 but, in January 1983, a statement was issued confirming that Heyward had left the band and percussionist Marc Fox had taken over on vocals. … Read More
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Heyward's solo career took off in March 1983 with the single "Whistle Down The Wind", which reached No. 13 in the UK Singles Chart. … Read More
1986 25 Years Old Postcards From Home, Heyward's second solo album, was released in 1986 and featured the singles "Over the Weekend" and "Goodbye Yesterday".
1987 26 Years Old Heyward married Glaswegian Marion Killen in 1987. … Read More
1988 27 Years Old By 1988, he had moved to Warner Bros. … Read More


1993 32 Years Old Heyward's 1993 album, From Monday to Sunday, on Epic Records, featured a more classic rock style. and brought him his first hits of the 1990s. … Read More
1995 34 Years Old In 1995, Heyward released his second Epic Records album, Tangled, providing him with a UK Top 40 Single "Rollerblade".
1997 36 Years Old In 1997 Creation Records released The Apple Bed, Heyward's most recent major label release. … Read More
1998 37 Years Old In 1998 he had a spiritual awakening that he described as a feeling of complete contentment and a deep connection with nature.


2016 55 Years Old Heyward currently lives in Stoke Row and in February 2016 announced his engagement to his American girlfriend.
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