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The Rockpile Tapes

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 30 July 1977

DAVE EDMUNDS HAS had his definitive quote on Nick Lowe's talents down pat for a long while now. "There are loads of guys around in bands or whatever writing songs" – he opines with a rather fetching theatrical dogmatism – "but Nick Lowe is a songwriter. In the classic sense."

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