Nick Heyward
English singer-songwriter
Nick Heyward
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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Tim Burgess: Back on the Road Again: A Tour Diary
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
I am underneath the English Channel. On the Eurostar heading for Paris. I'm meeting my band and we've got a gig at La Fleche D'or tonight. After that it's dans le van and a week of shows in Vienna, Hamburg, Cologne and Berlin before finishing up at Field Day at Victoria Park in London. Heading off to play a series of gigs is a little like coming out of hibernation - it's a different way of life. The van is the mothership and the gigs are like the bits in Star Trek when they beam down to a new planet for a bit - without us losing the bloke who you've never seen before. There's the fun of looking up some record shops and old friends who've moved to the places we're visiting - I used to spend time with Anton Newcombe from The Brian Jonestown Massacre when I was living in LA, he's lived in Berlin for a few years and has offered to be out tour guide while we're there. It's safe to say we won't be going to anywhere recommended in any of the regular guidebooks - Anton credited Tam ...
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Penn Festival announces this year's line up
Bucks Free Press - about 4 years
NICK Heyward, Black Box and The Beat have been announced to play at this year's Penn Festival.
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Celeb birthdays for the week of May 20-26
The Palm Beach Post - almost 5 years
May 20: Singer Joe Cocker is 68. Singer-actress Cher is 66. Actor Dave Thomas is 63. Musician Warren Cann of Ultravox is 60. Actor Dean Butler (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 56. Guitarist Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s is 54. Actor Bronson Pinchot is 53. Singer Susan Cowsill of The Cowsills is 53. Actor John Billingsley (“Enterprise”) is 52. Actor Tony Goldwyn is 52. Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 51. TV personality Ted Allen (“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”) is 47. Actress Mindy Cohn (“Facts of Life”) is 46. Guitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is 46. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 40. Bassist Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is 37. Actor Matt Czuchry (“Friday Night Lights,” ”Gilmore Girls”) is 35. Singer-actress Naturi Naughton (3LW) is 28. May 21: Singer Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers is 71. Guitarist Hilton Valentine of The Animals is 69. Actor Richard Hatch (“Battlestar Galactica”) is 67. Keyboardist Bill Champlin (Chicago) is 65. Actress Carol Potter (“Beverly Hills 90210,” ”Sunset Beach”) ...
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Party like it's 1985 - Financial Times
Google News - over 5 years
She then turns to chat with Haircut 100's Nick Heyward, who frets about being unable to hear himself play during his set. Nearby Bucks Fizz are holding court. “The sound of the 1980s was a very optimistic sound,” says singer Cheryl Baker,
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La utopía multicolor de Friendly Fires - Zona Musical
Google News - over 5 years
Como el grupo de Nick Heyward, este Pala de Friendly Fires puede ser la exuberante banda sonora para el verano que ya se acerca. Friendly Fires es un grupo de música dance-punk de St Albans (Hertfordshire, Inglaterra). Sus componentes, Ed Macfarlane,
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Celebrity birthdays on May 20 - MiamiHerald.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Actor Bronson Pinchot is 52. Singer Susan Cowsill of The Cowsills is 52. Actor John Billingsley (“Enterprise”) is 51. Actor Tony Goldwyn is 51. Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 50. TV personality Ted Allen (“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”) is 46
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Celeb birthdays for the week of May 15-21 - eTaiwan News
Google News - almost 6 years
Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 50. TV personality Ted Allen ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy") is 46. Actress Mindy Cohn is 45. Guitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is 45. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 39. Bassist Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is 36
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 15-21 - Washington Post
Google News - almost 6 years
Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 50. TV personality Ted Allen (”Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”) is 46. Actress Mindy Cohn is 45. Guitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is 45. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 39. Bassist Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is 36
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Today in History - Kitsap Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
Singer Nick Heyward is 50. TV personality Ted Allen is 46. Actress Mindy Cohn is 45. Rock musician Tom Gorman (Belly) is 45. Actress Gina Ravera is 45. Actor Timothy Olyphant is 43. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 39. Rock musician Ryan Martinie is 36
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POP: HAIRCUT ONE HUNDRED
NYTimes - almost 35 years
Today's English pop scene is so consumed by trendiness that groups tend to rise and fall, regardless of their musical merits, according to the season's fashions. But Haircut One Hundred, an English sextet that opened a three-night stand Thursday at the Ritz, has found a way to combat the danger of becoming last month's model by making a cheerfully
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Nick Heyward
    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 54
    Heyward currently lives in Stoke Row and in February 2016 announced his engagement to his American girlfriend.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 36
    In 1998 he had a spiritual awakening that he described as a feeling of complete contentment and a deep connection with nature.
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  • 1997
    Age 35
    In 1997 Creation Records released The Apple Bed, Heyward's most recent major label release.
    More Details Hide Details It featured three singles, "Today", "The Man You Used to Be" and "Stars In Her Eyes". Since 1998, Heyward has released two independent albums: Open Sesame Seed (2001), a collaboration with British actor/singer Greg Ellis, and featuring Ellis reading Heyward's poetry to the accompaniment of Heyward's musical backing; and The Mermaid and the Lighthouse Keeper (2006), an album of songs recorded with singer/actress India Dupre. In November 2013, Heyward announced on his website that he was in the process of recording a new album with his son, Oliver. A preview of the album was made available on the site in October 2015.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    In 1995, Heyward released his second Epic Records album, Tangled, providing him with a UK Top 40 Single "Rollerblade".
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  • 1993
    Age 31
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The first single, "Kite", reached No. 44 in the UK Singles Charts and No. 4 in Billboard magazine's Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 26
    By 1988, he had moved to Warner Bros.
    More Details Hide Details Records and released his third album, I Love You Avenue, which included the single "You're My World".
  • 1987
    Age 25
    Heyward married Glaswegian Marion Killen in 1987.
    More Details Hide Details They had two children, Oliver and Katie, before divorcing in 2000.
  • 1986
    Age 24
    Postcards From Home, Heyward's second solo album, was released in 1986 and featured the singles "Over the Weekend" and "Goodbye Yesterday".
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  • 1983
    Age 21
    His debut solo album, North of a Miracle, was released in October 1983 and peaked at No. 10 in the UK.
    More Details Hide Details The successive non-album singles, "Love All Day" and "Warning Sign" both went Top 40 although a final single "Laura" failed to do so.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Two further Top 20 hits followed: "Take That Situation" (#11) and "Blue Hat for a Blue Day" (#14).
  • 1982
    Age 20
    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.
    More Details Hide Details At the time of the announcement, Heyward told Smash Hits magazine that he had been contemplating going solo for a while and had already recorded some tracks with session musicians. However, many years later, Heyward stated that he had been struggling with stress and depression at the time after a year of constant work and pressure which led to him being, in effect, sacked by the other members of the band.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1977
    Age 15
    Heyward and school friends Graham Jones and Les Nemes, the core of Haircut One Hundred, started bands together as far back as 1977.
    More Details Hide Details They were first known as Rugby, then the Boat Party, Captain Pennyworth and Moving England, before settling on Haircut One Hundred. The band signed with Arista Records in 1981 and had four UK Top 10 singles between 1981—82. Their debut album, Pelican West (1982), written by Heyward, reached No. 2. It was Certified Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Born on May 20, 1961.
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