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Celebrate Christmas in July with Nick’s first holiday album, Quality Street

Help us celebrate Christmas in July with a new Nick record, Quality Street – the kind of record that gives vulgar, tawdry commercialism a good name.

Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family is a twinkling blend of traditional hymns, forgotten gems and Lowe originals. From the opening rockabilly-charged “Children Go Where I Send Thee” and the comfy hush of “Christmas Can’t Be Far Away,” the record includes the beatnik bop of “Hooves on the Roof” (written especially for the project by Ron Sexsmith), Roger Miller’s wistful classic “Old Toy Trains,” before wrapping up with a ska-flavored take on “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day.”

Sample all 12 tracks now in the player below.

Pre-order the CD/LP and digital album via iTunes, Amazon and Barnes and Noble, and visit the Yep Roc store for exclusive merch bundles including a holiday greeting card set and a snow Globe for delivery on or before October 29.  And if you buy one for your favorite Nick Lowe fan (or yourself), you can have it wrapped in exclusive Nick Lowe wrapping paper!

The CD/LP is also available via Proper Records outside the US and Canada.

 

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Stereogum premieres Nick Lowe’s “Stoplight Roses” video featuring Paul F. Tompkins + US tour kicks off this week

via Stereogum.com

In the countdown to venerable indie rock label Yep Roc’s 15th anniversary bash — an event which takes place 10/11-10/13 in Carrboro, NC — they’re letting some unreleased and rare stuff out of the vault each week. This week’s special is an unreleased Nick Lowe video for the song “Stoplight Roses,” a clip that features a forlorn-looking Paul F. Tompkins wandering away from a party to find a place to be alone. Christopher Storer directs. Watch it below.
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Watch Nick Lowe perform “Sensitive Man” live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Nick Lowe appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Friday, performing “Sensitive Man” from his new album The Old Magic. Watch the player below for the live performance, featuring Kiku Collins on the trumpet.

Nick also premiered an unreleased song as a web exclusive, performing “Tokyo Bay” for the Late Night audience. Check it out HERE.