Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

By Chris Ingalls

Six vital releases from one of the most underappreciated titans of power pop are finally back in print. 24 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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