• Nik Kershaw’s “Me Myself and I” tour runs until October 12. I was very worried when I wasn’t working for a year, then there was a time at the end of the Nineties when royalties were drying up and my new stuff wasn’t getting recorded or covered by other artists, so it was looking dodgy. I’m doing a gig next week for testicular cancer. Having a catalogue of songs is like having a pension – and bizarrely the publishing company my catalogue is with is owned by a Dutch pension company. He's been rejected by his partner. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1984 Vinyl release of The Riddle on Discogs. Welcome to the Official Nik Kershaw page on Facebook. How much cash do you have in your wallet? Walking on to the stage was like a big leap off a cliff – and that sums up my whole Eighties experience. Nik Kershaw was born on March 1, 1958 in Bristol, England as Nicholas David Kershaw. He's on the run from police. Find Nik Kershaw bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - English pop songwriter and performer; enjoyed… In the early days I had one who vastly underestimated my tax bill and got it wrong by about two thirds. I had a Saturday job working in the Co-op hardware department in Ipswich, aged 15, but my first proper job was at the unemployment benefit office, earning £25 a week. So I sing to myself a lullaby My second son has Down’s syndrome, so the Down’s syndrome Association has always been important, and friends have had problems with cancer so I support Macmillan and specific breast cancer charities. Old house Empty house You wrote Chesney Hawkes’s massive 1991 hit, The One and Only. I have a pension though and when I was earning well I put big premiums in, because I had a very good accountant who said: “You’ve got all this money coming in – stick it in a pension.”. He explains how he overcame fear after spending his heyday feeling anxious and being ill before going on stage. Nik Kershaw on the 20th anniversary of Live Aid in 2005 (Pic: Getty Images). 1. Find Nik Kershaw tour schedule, concert details, reviews and photos. Old house Dusty room Dirty window How did your childhood influence your work ethic? That was a nasty shock. On TV was a nightly news/magazine show – a bit like The One Show – called Nationwide. He has been married to Sarah Kershaw since 2009. It was a means to an end because I’d left school halfway through my A‑levels, naively thinking I’d tour the world with my guitar in a camper van. They just keep on walking Then run like a maniac Nik wrote Chesney Hawkes' (pictured) chart-topping 1991 single The One and Only. What’s been the most important lesson you’ve learnt about business or money? Nik Kershaw, születési nevén Nicholas David Kershaw (Bristol, 1958. március 1. Nik Kershaw) Made In Heaven Men United Monkey Business My Friend John Nobody Knows Oh You Beautiful Thing: Old Friend (Elton John & Nik Kershaw) Old House On And On (Mandoki with Ian Anderson / Nik Kershaw / Jack Bruce / Bobby Kimball) One Day One Of Our Fruit Machines Is Missing One Step Ahead One World Progress Promises, Promises Radio Musicola I lost about £150,000. Then I was unemployed for a year and got a taste of my own medicine, behind the other side of the counter at the benefits office, but I used the time productively and found a manager, Micky Modern, after placing an ad in Melody Maker. What happened with the 'mid‑life crisis’? He said: “Are you sure?” I replied yes and he just said: “All right then.” He knew I wanted to be in the music business and he himself was a frustrated architect working for the local council. I use debit cards mainly and I bank with First Direct – they’re absolutely amazing. "Human Racing" (1984) "The Riddle" (1984) "Wide Boy" (1985) "The Riddle" is a song by the English singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw.The Riddle" is a song by the English singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw. It can make you happy just to be able to supply basics for your family. That song has made me millions of pounds over the years, along with The Riddle, Wouldn’t it be Good and I Won’t Let the Sun go Down on Me. I was mainly influenced by my father and that was his way. THE WORKS Released: 1989 Label: MCA Producers: Nik Kershaw, Peter Wolf, Julian Mendelsohn. Old House Lyrics. But I’ve been with the same accountant now since the end of the Eighties. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. For details go to nikkershaw.net, Experts counter charity advice not to drink for two weeks after Covid jab, England to face 'All Star' Netball Superleague team as replacement for cancelled Jamaica series. 23.01.2014 18:43 I’ve done well over the years with the properties I’ve lived in, but I haven’t got the knack of buying property as an investment. He was educated at Northgate Grammar School for Boys where he played the guitar – he was self-taught on this instrument. I had a much nicer base but no jetset lifestyle. To be honest I felt like such a prat getting in and out of it that I sold it soon after. It was absolutely terrifying. It was all work, work, work and I didn’t have a day off for two years, so my lifestyle didn’t really change. Andy Kershaw: The year my life fell apart He's been thrown in prison. I was always taught that if you have a job to do, do it properly. Kershaw was born on 1 March 1958 in Bristol, England, and grew up in Ipswich, Suffolk.His father was a flautist and his mother was an opera singer. www.twitter.com/PacuraruBogdan Nik Kershaw) Made In Heaven Men United Monkey Business My Friend John Nobody Knows Oh You Beautiful Thing: Old Friend (Elton John & Nik Kershaw) Old House On And On (Mandoki with Ian Anderson / Nik Kershaw / Jack Bruce / Bobby Kimball) One Day One Of Our Fruit Machines Is Missing One Step Ahead One World Progress Promises, Promises Radio Musicola How did your lifestyle change when you achieved huge chart success with hits such as Wouldn’t it be Good and I Won’t Let the Sun go Down on Me? Nik Kershaw tabs, chords, guitar, bass, ukulele chords, power tabs and guitar pro tabs including wouldnt it be good, the riddle, human racing, youre the best, wide boy I invested in Irish property in 2005 with five partners; we bought a massive house formerly owned by Jimi Hendrix’s bassist, Noel Reading. Here, you'll get all the official information about Nik Kershaw, first! Find Nik Kershaw discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic. He achieved international success and played Live Aid in 1985. Gemerkt von: Christian B. Nik Kershaw) Made In Heaven Men United Monkey Business My Friend John Nobody Knows Oh You Beautiful Thing Old Friend (Elton John & Nik Kershaw) Old House On And On (Mandoki with Ian Anderson / Nik Kershaw / Jack Bruce / Bobby Kimball) One Day One Of Our Fruit Machines Is Missing One Step Ahead One World Progress Promises, Promises Radio Musicola It felt fake and I replaced it with a Volvo. 46K likes. But over the last 15 years it’s got better and better, maybe because of the Eighties revival. Get me out of here Have you ever received bad financial advice? He was previously married to Sheri Kershaw. My one regret is that I didn’t enjoy it more at the time. The writer gets most of the joy in that department because you’re paid when it gets played on the radio, when an MP3 is downloaded or a CD is bought. Get me out of here About £7,000. Buy Nik Kershaw tickets from the official Ticketmaster.com site. Old House Nik Kershaw. Nik Kershaw. Old house Leaky roof Creaky staircase Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good (Live Aid 1985) July 2020. It’s put my kids through university and private school. Old house Leaky roof Creaky staircase Nik Kershaw) Made In Heaven Men United Monkey Business My Friend John Nobody Knows Oh You Beautiful Thing Old Friend (Elton John & Nik Kershaw) Old House On And On (Mandoki with Ian Anderson / Nik Kershaw / Jack Bruce / Bobby Kimball) One Day One Of Our Fruit Machines Is Missing One Step Ahead One World Progress Promises, Promises Radio Musicola He would have run away to the circus if he could. I didn’t want to make a prat of myself. On face value, Kershaw’s decision to work with producer Peter Wolf on fourth studio album The Works seemed like a wise choice, a canny amalgam of experimentalism allied to a commercial instinct. 17 ghosts huff and puff Cumpleaños de Nik Kershaw El 1 de Marzo de 1958, hace 55 años, Nace en Bristol, Inglaterra, Nicholas David Kershaw, más conocido como Nik Kershaw, Cantante, Compositor y Guitarrista. He was off to work at 8am and back at 6pm every day in order to put bread on the table. nik kershaw. Did it result in huge royalties? It was released in 1984 as the lead single from the album of the same name.Kershaw described the lyrical content as being nondescript to fill as a "guide vocal" for the production. First I joined a local band, playing weddings and bar mitzvahs, and received maybe £30 a time after van hire costs and cleaning the purple velvet suits. And I won’t look back He found me a deal with MCA and that was the turning point. I’d only been in the public eye for a year or so and was suddenly surrounded by my heroes, with two billion people watching. The Riddle ist das beste Lied von Nik Kershaw. Song information The second single from Kershaw's debut solo album Human Racing, it was among his mor.... . And go to my bed praying I I hate waste and hate having the p‑‑‑ taken out of me. Accountants are like curries – you don’t know if you’ve got a bad one until it’s too late. You call and someone who speaks English always answers the phone. –) angol énekes-dalszerző See more ideas about nik kershaw, nik, kershaw. Singer Nik Kershaw, 56, has made many savvy business decisions – but buying Irish property wasn’t one of them. I never felt the urge to go out and blow money. For me personally, not to invest in property. They won’t be leaving me alone Visit my linktreewww.linktr.ee/BogdanPacuraruOFFICIAL TWITTER! Saved from youtube.com. You’ve known Elton John for many years. Rattling their chains as they go See more ideas about nik kershaw, kershaw, nik. We enjoy the money we have but I’m very careful and I put the tax away as soon as the money comes in. How did you go from playing at pubs to getting a record deal with MCA in 1983? Nik Kershaw - Don Quixote (1985) MCA Records. Nik Kershaw, 62, who lives near Ipswich, had hit songs throughout the Eighties. Album: Nik Kershaw - The Riddle (1984) MCA Records. New Releases. I ended up as a pop star and my brother ended up training dolphins. Find Nik Kershaw discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. NIK KERSHAW MIX 2012 is a Mixed Genre Mix uplaoded by dj ma4u in Jul 2012 - a nice nik kershaw mix for 2012 Get me out of here And this little heart just ain’t big enough I’ve tried and failed miserably. Yes. It was in my early 40s, around the time I got divorced, and I didn’t go nuts but I bought a Porsche Boxster. Mir gefällt The Riddle von Nik Kershaw so derart extrem, dass ich die Radioanlage auf volle Lautstärke mache, falls dieses Lied im Radio kommt. Then in 1987 and 1988 the work slowed down, when I was making my last two albums for MCA. Nik Kershaw is not a new name in the music world; he was a big pop star in the 80s.The pop star who rose to stardom after the mega-hit Wouldn’t It Be Good was listed at No.4 in the charts for around four weeks has written many songs for other artists.. Nik Kershaw was previously married to musician Sheri Kershaw who was featured in many of his albums is currently married to Sarah Kershaw. Album You’ve Got to Laugh. Early years. In the Eighties we coined the phrase “Write a word, cop a third”, because you could change one word in a song and take a third of the publishing money. Old house. I did occasionally walk past his dressing room and a plate of sushi would fly out, and I remember him having a tantrum about the wrong flowers being delivered. To fill this place with any cheer Singer Nik Kershaw, 56, has made many savvy business decisions – but buying Irish property wasn’t one of them. He left school in the middle of his A-levels and got a job at an unemployment benefit office. And fall till I hit the ground Is he as diva-ish as reputed? I don't own the melody or lyrics on this music video. Aug 22, 2020 - Explore Juanita Topliff's board "Nik Kershaw", followed by 609 people on Pinterest. Footsteps of mine on hallowed ground But that was between 1986 and 1989 when he was still on the sauce. They have one child. The official website of the small but perfectly formed singer/songwriter and producer Nik Kershaw. 17 ghosts follow me around ... Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good (Live Aid 1985) I’ll fly and I won’t look down Nik Kershaw can remember the exact moment he decided that he wanted to be a pop star. Pub gigs didn’t pay – you got a tenner and as much beer as you could drink. 9th to 11th July 2021 at the stunning Palmerstown House Estate, Kildare ‘til I am rid of this When I am rid of this View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1991 CD release of The Collection on Discogs. It was going to be about £250,000 and ended up being about £400,000. The VAT’s the worst. Has there ever been a time when you worried about how you were going to pay the bills? I didn’t have a flash car until my mid-life crisis when I splashed out on a Porsche. No, but it can help you do things that make you happy and it can take stress away. I don’t want this silence breaking Jan 23, 2017 - Explore ANNEE's board "NIK KERSHAW" on Pinterest. I don’t want this silence breaking Though who do I think I’ll be waking Footsteps of mine on hallowed ground Nik Kershaw, Soundtrack: Source Code. Old house Squeaky door What did your parents think about you leaving halfway through your A-levels? 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