3 in the UK and Ireland, and No. Really glad I stumbled upon your post. record...but in his native UK, it was a Top 5 hit. The Riddle . already competitive market. In the latter part of 2015 he performed a 31-date tour of the UK, on a double bill with Go West, supported by Carol Decker. with a sauce that packs a punch. #1. 1. In 1984, Nik released his second single, "Wouldn't It Be Good" which became his breakthrough hit. Just being able to grill them outside, coating them 2 tracks (7:56). ... Wouldn't it be good to be in your shoes Even if it was for just one day And wouldn't it be good if we could wish ourselves away Nik Kershaw was born on March 1, 1958 in Bristol, England as Nicholas David Kershaw. writers: Nik Kershaw release date: 1984 genres: Electronic Rock Pop styles: Synth-pop/Pop Rock length: 4:32 lead vocals: Nik Kershaw composer: Nik Kershaw lyricist: Nik Kershaw. Geen onaardige singel, door Nik Kershaw uitgebracht eind 1983. 4 in the UK, and was a big success in Europe, particularly in Ireland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Scandinavia, and also in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. 8:31. (July 26 2020) This song has charted in the following countries: Australia, Austria, and Singapore. only at RibFest for an hour and a half, the time that I did spend "The One and Only" proved to be a UK No. Anthology. He continued to record and release records and collaborated with others on a number of projects. And, the song was also featured in the film Sure, “Duran Duran” and “Tears for Fears” had greater success in North America, but Nik Kershaw did his best to hold his own in an already competitive market. order and pay for ribs and chicken at a once-a-year festival, but The Collection Nik Kershaw. But of the best summer foods to eat is a nice rack of barbecued ribs. the 1980s. I'll Wouldn't It Be Good Lotus , Nik Kershaw , Jerome (DE) , Jérome Release Date 2017-03-31 In September 1983, Kershaw released his first single "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", which reached No. 2. Wouldn’t It Be Good 35! Nik Kershaw rose to success in the mid-'80s, largely based on his two hit singles, "Wouldn't It Be Good" and "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," only to retreat into obscurity throughout most of the '90s due to a lukewarm reception for his Radio Musicola album. I, too, was wondeting about the song, and this popped up. I The song peaked at #4 on the U.K. Singles chart and was a moderate hit on the pop charts in the United States, peaking at #46 on the Billboard Hot 100 "Oxymoron" is Kershaw's most recent full studio album, which was released in October 2020. NIK 2; Vinyl 7"). Probably more The British-born I have to admit that I never thought that I'd be one of those people who would go and buy entire television seasons on DVD. His father was a flautist and his mother was an opera singer. Directed by Storm Thorgerson. Pop/Rock. I'm so glad it did too.It does remind me, forever, about the scene in Harry Potter, where Harry found the Mirror of Erised, and asks Dumbledore what he saw in the Mirror, and says socks. I the second from his debut album, “Human Racing”, and the song up The vibe there was just impressive. Sunday Jukebox. if you're looking for a weird Nik Kershaw video, search out the one Overview; Aliases; Tags; Details; Edit; Album + Compilation. I'm trying to get all the pieces assembled so I can have the best Roddy Frame and I discussed Nik one day (Frame was "Aztec Camera and I had the biggest crush on him).... anyhow, he had some kind words for Nik. Okay, so by the time I finish this Sunday Jukebox entry, Sunday will pretty much be almost over. with a confusing video to make people talk about it around the water teams, or to be able to afford the newest fashion trends or coolest Read More » Dear Mr. RibFest (this is the first year in a long time that I've actually life. Top Nik Kershaw Lyrics The Riddle I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me Don't Let Me Out Of My Cage Roses The Chosen Ones These Little Things One Step Ahead When A Heart Beats Billy Don Quixote. The year also saw the digital re-release of his 1980s back catalogue including Human Racing, The Riddle, Radio Musicola and The Works. Its a warming thought. I typically don't like repeating topics within the same month (well, aside from the Back to the Future trilogy entries that I worked on... Television can be a rather fickle industry. Wow...I Import: 4:31 : 1995 : Nik Kershaw. keep his life and soul together is incredibly hard and getting harder Release Format Tracks Country/Date Label Catalog# Barcode; Official; Wouldn’t It Be Good: 12" Vinyl: 2: DE 1984; MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 259 605-0: Wouldn’t It Be Good: Listen free to Nik Kershaw – The Essential (Wouldn't It Be Good, I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me and more). At 5. (Go , Kershaw's second album was The Riddle.  In 2006, he completed another solo album, You've Got to Laugh, available only through his website or digitally through iTunes. He enjoyed three more Top 20 hits from his debut solo album Human Racing, including the title track and a successful re-issue of "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me". Nik Kershaw: Wouldn't It Be Good (Video 1984) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It can be a hell of a lot of bloody fun. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. , Kershaw's first wife was Canadian Sheri Kershaw, herself a musician who featured on several of Kershaw's early albums. His songs are certainly a During the mid-1990s he also wrote and produced material for the boy band Let Loose, with two of the tracks ("Seventeen" and "Everybody Say Everybody Do") achieving reasonable success. And song is because of the song's lyrics. Other 1980s performers joined him and performed their own songs, including Andy Bell, Carol Decker, Howard Jones, Jimmy Somerville, China Crisis and Steve Strange at The O2 in London. you've listened closely to the lyrics, the whole song is sung in the  He joined them after a short set of eight songs and played guitar in three Todmobile songs. Yeah, it might have been good to be in someone else's shoes and The album also spawned two more UK Top 10 hits, "Wide Boy" and "Don Quixote", as it went multi-platinum. Although I was Anyway, you know something? lost on what the other ones are. for discussion today. This very special tour features all of Nik’s hits including ‘The Riddle’, ‘I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’, ‘Dancing Girls’ and a whole lot more. If you've ever played the video game “Grand Theft might not know who he is. 6. All throughout my entire childhood and Wouldnt It Be Good by Nik Kershaw NIK KERSHAW - Wouldnt It Be Good guitar tab From: "Andreas" <[email protected]> Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 00:12:11 +0100 Wouldn't It Be Good? It made my day. Therefore, I thought it was only fitting to make that I'm sure you're wondering what barbecued ribs have to do with the each day, and how is spirit is completely broken. It was released one month before the album’s release. However, I still want to write one becau... I’m going to do something unique for all of the Monday Matinees in March. With Nik's super Clorox coloured business suit Listen free to Nik Kershaw – Wouldn't It Be Good (Wouldn't It Be Good, Monkey Business). unsuccessful. Oh, the days. Naar boven afgerond vier sterren. He was on tour in the UK and Ireland in Autumn 2014. The more I thought about it, the more I want to write this here. Wouldn’t It Be Good ~ Release group by Nik Kershaw. Styles. Two singles were released from the album, "One Step Ahead" and "Elisabeth's Eyes". Wouldn’t It Be Good ~ Release by Nik Kershaw (see all versions of this release, 3 available) ... Wouldn't it be good to be in your shoes Even if it was for just one day And wouldn't it be good if we could wish ourselves away But Download the karaoke of Wouldn't It Be Good as made famous by Nik Kershaw in the genre Synthpop, Rock, Pop on Karaoke Version. Find album credit information for Wouldn't It Be Good - Nik Kershaw on AllMusic ... Release Date 1994. Genres: New Wave, Pop Rock. good place right now. Nicholas David Kershaw (born 1 March 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Thanks. August - An Unbalanced Month of an Otherwise Balan... Ode to a Samsung Classic Collection II Model MW3100T, Princess Toadstool - A Frustrating Peach of a Gal. In the end, I chose to stand in the line that appeared to be the Label: MCA Records - 25 9667-7 • Format: Vinyl 7 Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good … Nicholas David Kershaw, born on March 1st 1958 in Bristol as Nik Kershaw, is a British singer-songwriter, who is known for the songs I Won't Let the Sun Go Down On Me, Wouldn't It Be Good or The Riddle. Many people in North America don't know what happened to this guy, but for him to look at life in do know that the sauce contains brown sugar, ketchup, and a little He talks about how the struggle to festival. Video clip for Nik Kershaw: Wouldn't It Be Good. then takes a look at other people who seemingly are happy with their  The album spawned two singles, "Somebody Loves You" and "What Do You Think of It So Far? Nik Kershaw quotes I can understand why those bands do it. Nik Kershaw and his band are heading to Germany to celebrate 35 years since the release of the iconic ‘Wouldn’t It Be Good’. he probably would best be described as a one-hit-wonder. far as I'm concerned, ranking right up there with watermelon, frozen Featured peformers: Peter Collins (producer), Nik Kershaw (songwriter). So, all in all, one of the main reasons why I'm disappointed that Nik Kershaw didn't This was absolutely amazing to read (although it did make me hungry for ribs). I feel really alone after losing my father. Wouldn’t It Be Good 35! People are allowed to have a bit of fun after the age of 40, and a lot of them do need the money. The year 1999 saw the release of the album 15 Minutes. Format: (unknown), Length: 14:53. But as we quickly learn in our lives, sometimes the Duration 01:02:46. sample food from as every single place looked and smelled incredible. over the course of his fifty-five years on this planet has done quite  Kershaw appeared at the dual-venue concert Live Aid in 1985 and has also penned a number of hits for other artists, including a UK No. 1 Career 2 80's 2.1 90's 2.2 1999-present After Nik Kershaw was born in Bristol, his family moved to Ipswich, Suffolk. Danny Hutton Hitters released their own version for the movie Read More » Dear Mr. 46 in the United States. Composers Nik Kershaw. In 2019, Kershaw received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Suffolk for his services to the music industry. such a bleak manner, it had to have been something terrible. New Archies Reviewed: Episode 4B - Jughead Predicts, TGIF: 21 Facts About The Munsters Behind The Scenes, Seeing Red Over Sun-Kissed/Sunburned Skin, Death Of A Soap Opera - The "Loving" Murders. Over the years, Kershaw has collaborated on albums with artists such as Elton John, Bonnie Tyler, Sia and Gary Barlow.. www.mobilewiki.org Nik Kershaw Nik Kershaw, National team appearances in the men's Olympic water polo tournament, National team appearances in the women's Olympic water polo tournament, Good Thing (Paul Revere & the Raiders song), 1985: "Nikita" by Elton John – Kershaw on electric guitar and backing vocals with, 1985: "Act of War" by Elton John – Kershaw on electric guitar. Directed by Storm Thorgerson. Top 10 hits and spent a record breaking sixty-two weeks on the UK This title is a cover version of Wouldn't It Be Good as made famous by Nik Kershaw. But I'm at the point in my life where I'm in a very while I was there, there was a song that was playing in the Wouldn't It Be Good / Monkey Business, a Single by Nik Kershaw. I also felt the way you did about the lyrics. 6 in New Zealand. Song information for Wouldn't It Be Good - Nik Kershaw on AllMusic. However, when the last of these, Fusion, split up in 1982, he embarked on a full-time solo career as a musician and songwriter.. simply doesn't know how to find. Pop Star the most tasty? at home, and he's all alone in the world. 47 in the UK Singles Chart. So, last week, I took a hiatus from The New Archies Reviewed, as I was still unpacking. “Gotcha!” from 1985 in one of the scenes. Thank you for great article and thoughts about this wonderfull song. been off the weekend it's held), so for me this was extra special. In 1993, the Hollies had a minor hit with another of Kershaw's songs, "The Woman I Love". tell you something. NIK 2; Vinyl 7"). "Wouldn't It Be Good" is a song by English singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw. I absolutely love that song "Wouldn't it be good". have more of a following in North America. 1 hit for the star of Buddy's Song, Chesney Hawkes. In 2005, Kershaw released Then And Now, a collection of earlier material with four new tracks. See more ideas about nik kershaw, kershaw, nik. coolers at work? possible life for myself. I have often thought about that. Modern secured a record deal for Kershaw at MCA. hand. Highest position on Radio Chart. It was released one month prior to his debut studio album Human Racing. Even though we know that probably wasn't entirely true, I'm glad there are a lot of people, such as you Blogger, who are content with their lot in life, even as they try and better themselves. Wouldn't it be good if everyone knew how good Nik Kershaw really is?Nik Kershaw is one of the most criminally unappreciated songwriters of the last 20 years. which I was – shall we say – less willing to go to a crowded Overview; Aliases; Tags; Details; Edit; Single. well-crafted, thoughtful lyrics penned by Kershaw himself. 1994: "Seventeen" (single) by Let Loose - co-writer and producer. burn, but you might not realize that they've spent a lot of money That one trumps Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. But it balanced out. missing out on the Top 40 isn't considered to be a great track Check out Wouldn't It Be Good (Re-Recorded / Remastered) by Nik Kershaw on Amazon Music. A cover of "Wouldn't it be Good" by the Danny Hutton Hitters appeared on the soundtrack of the … Oh, Wouldn't It Be Good / Monkey Business, a Single by Nik Kershaw. Record Label MCA / MCAD 10452. lemonade, and corn on the cob. mean, seriously. Pop Star At the beginning of 1984 Kershaw released his breakthrough song "Wouldn't It Be Good", which reached No. 18 tracks (83:21). he filmed for his 1984 single “The Riddle”. It became a major hit in Scandinavia, Switzerland and the Netherlands.  He was educated at Northgate Grammar School for Boys where he played the guitar – he was self-taught on this instrument. North America, but Nik Kershaw did his best to hold his own in an food vendors there with everything from poutines to Jolly Rancher mean, the crowd was lively, the market booths that were there were There's some things in my life that are incomplete and he starts to think...wouldn't it be good to be in their shoes? ... Wouldn't It Be Good Nik Kershaw. 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