He was off to work at 8am and back at 6pm every day in order to put bread on the table. Nik Kershaw, születési nevén Nicholas David Kershaw (Bristol, 1958. március 1. Welcome to the Official Nik Kershaw page on Facebook. Album: Nik Kershaw - The Riddle (1984) MCA Records. What’s been the most important lesson you’ve learnt about business or money? That’s what happens when you have money: people take the p‑‑‑ out of the high fashion accessories and flash cars. Nik wrote Chesney Hawkes' (pictured) chart-topping 1991 single The One and Only. I hate waste and hate having the p‑‑‑ taken out of me. 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. Old house Empty house 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. Do you prefer cash, debit cards or credit cards? I was always taught that if you have a job to do, do it properly. 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. And this little heart just ain’t big enough He was previously married to Sheri Kershaw. Then run like a maniac We enjoy the money we have but I’m very careful and I put the tax away as soon as the money comes in. No, I’m a country boy at heart and was never flash with money. Will soon be rid of this Aug 22, 2020 - Explore Juanita Topliff's board "Nik Kershaw", followed by 609 people on Pinterest. But they’re not so good at talking ... Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good (Live Aid 1985) We had big plans but sold it for a third of the purchase price at the start of this year. How much cash do you have in your wallet? It was in my early 40s, around the time I got divorced, and I didn’t go nuts but I bought a Porsche Boxster. Watch the video for Old House from Nik Kershaw's You've got to laugh for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. When I am rid of this How much were you paid for that first record deal? I ended up as a pop star and my brother ended up training dolphins. Nik Kershaw was born on March 1, 1958 in Bristol, England as Nicholas David Kershaw. 9th to 11th July 2021 at the stunning Palmerstown House Estate, Kildare Accountants are like curries – you don’t know if you’ve got a bad one until it’s too late. Though who do I think I’ll be waking Old house Dusty room Dirty window 23.01.2014 18:43 But I’ve been with the same accountant now since the end of the Eighties. 17 ghosts huff and puff Then in 1987 and 1988 the work slowed down, when I was making my last two albums for MCA. Nik Kershaw (b 1958) is best known for a run of hits in the mid-Eighties, songs such as “Wouldn’t It Be Good”, “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me”, “The Riddle” and “Wide Boy”. 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’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. 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.”. Find Nik Kershaw tour schedule, concert details, reviews and photos. 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. It felt fake and I replaced it with a Volvo. I didn’t want to make a prat of myself. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1991 CD release of The Collection on Discogs. Walking on to the stage was like a big leap off a cliff – and that sums up my whole Eighties experience. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1984 Vinyl release of The Riddle on Discogs. The Riddle ist das beste Lied von Nik Kershaw. But that was between 1986 and 1989 when he was still on the sauce. "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. Old house Squeaky door So I sing to myself a lullaby On TV was a nightly news/magazine show – a bit like The One Show – called Nationwide. 17 ghosts follow me around You’ve known Elton John for many years. Visit my linktreewww.linktr.ee/BogdanPacuraruOFFICIAL TWITTER! 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 Pub gigs didn’t pay – you got a tenner and as much beer as you could drink. 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. They just keep on walking About £7,000. I lost about £150,000. Saved from youtube.com. I’ll fly and I won’t look down No one wants to be in debt and it’s nice to know you can put food on the table. It enabled me to leave the crumby cottage I was living in and put down a deposit on a £19,000 house in a sleepy village in Essex, and live off the rest for 18 months. Buy Nik Kershaw tickets from the official Ticketmaster.com site. 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. Old house Empty house Cos I’ve spent one night too many here 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. I don’t want this silence breaking 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? Early years. Nik Kershaw can remember the exact moment he decided that he wanted to be a pop star. 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. 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