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.


1982 21 Years Old During the sessions for their second album Heyward became unwell and Mark Fox took over vocal duties with the band as songwriters. Heyward departed at the end of 1982.
1983 22 Years Old Heyward's solo career took off in March 1983 with the single 'Whistle Down The Wind', and the album North of a Miracle, produced by Geoff Emerick. … Read More
1984 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1984, he released two new singles, "Love All Day" and "Warning Sign", which were both minor Top 40 hits.
1988 27 Years Old By 1988, he had moved to Warner Bros. … Read More


1993 32 Years Old 1 More Event
For the next four years, Heyward concentrated on his second career as a graphic artist, until returning to music in 1993 with a new album for Epic Records and tour dates alongside Squeeze and Paul Weller. … Read More
1995 34 Years Old In 1995, Heyward released the album Tangled on the Epic label, which provided him with his first UK Top 40 single in twelve years when "Rollerblade" reached No. 37 on the UK Singles Chart. … Read More


2010 49 Years Old Heyward has been involved with a planned re-issue program of his solo catalogue through Cherry Red Records. Starting with two releases in October 2010, the first being a double album deluxe edition of his debut album, North of A Miracle. … Read More
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