Nick Lowe – The Abominable Showman [Reissue] (2017)

Posted by on August 9, 2017
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Nick Lowes Abominable Showman was recorded with his post-Rockpile touring band Noise to Go. Following the blueprint of Rockpile, the band also featured a second lead vocalist in erstwhile Ace frontman Paul Carrack and had been featured on the Lowe-produced Carrack album Suburban Voodoo (as well as on this albums duet Wish You Were Here). This unit could play hard driving rock & roll and soulful pop music, all in evidence here from the opener (and concert favorite) Raging Eyes to the full on pop-soul of Time Wounds All Heels. And the band barnstormed the USA opening for the likes of The Cars and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers which yields the bonus EP of live tracks from Clevelands Agora.

Tracks:
1. We Want Action
2. Raging Eyes
3. Cool Reaction
4. Time Wounds All Heels
5. Man Of A Fool
6. Tanque-Rae
7. Wish You Were Here
8. Chicken And Feathers
9. Paid The Price
10. Mess Around With Love
11. Saint Beneath The Paint
12. How Do You Talk To An Angel
13. (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding? (Live) (Bonus Track)
14. Crackin’ Up (Live) (Bonus Track)