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The Basher Tapes: Nick Lowe Achieves Verbal Dominance of the Free World

Susan Whitall, Creem, July 1979

I GUESS I WAS almost prepared. The stories in the English papers portraying him as a garrulous kinda guv, the bashful puppydog picture sleeves on the Stiff 45's, the extroverted onstage frolicking with Rockpile; this guy Nicholas Lowe, 30 (?), was not going to be a tough guy to draw an interview out of.

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