Nicholas Hirst

Nicholas Hirst

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Folk - Alternative | London, United Kingdom
Total Song Plays: 445   
Member Since: 2007
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Biography

Nicholas was born in 1979, and grew up between Essex and Detroit. His mother took him to his first piano lessons when we was seven. He also started (and abandonded) playing classical guitar, took up the bass, and was taught to play drums by his father. He began writing songs when he was ten.

He moved to London in 2001 and began playing the small clubs and bars around the acoustic circuit. In 2004 he joined London band The Conway Story after meeting them on the city's fertile live scene and going into the studio as a guest keys player on their first recordings. He has been recording and touring with them ever since. Nicholas still plays one-off solo gigs whenever he isn't on the road or in the studio with the band.

The songs on this site are all rough demos and were recorded in a flat near the river in London. Nik Owens from The Conway Story helped with recording.