[Musicians’ Galore] Rick Nowels

6 Jan

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Rick Nowels is a Grammy and Ivor Novello award winning American songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist.

He is responsible for helming singles including “Falling Into You” (Celine Dion), “The Power of Goodbye” (Madonna), “White Flag” (Dido), “I Turn to You” (Melanie C), “Green Light” (John Legend), “Falling for You” (Colbie Caillat), “I Follow Rivers” (Lykke Li), “Summertime Sadness” (Lana Del Rey), “I Never Felt Like This Before” (Shaznay Lewis) and “Good to Love” (FKA twigs).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Alicia Keys (“Fairytale”), Delilah (“Attached”), Birdy (“Open Your Heart to Me”), V V Brown (“Back to the Music”), Whinnie Williams (“Darling”), Adele (“Why Do You Love Me”), Sia (“Soon We’ll Be Found”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Prisoner”), Deborah Cox (“I’m Right Here”), Avril Lavigne (“Fall into the Sky”) and Emeli Sande (“Taking the Radio”).

Amongst the songwriters Nowels has collaborated with are Cathy Dennis, Andrea Martin, Kara DioGuardi, Danielle Brisebois, Frankie Storm, Autumn Rowe, and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald.

He has also teamed up with fellow producers including Billy Steinberg, Cutfather, William Orbit, Fraser T. Smith, John Shanks, Paul Epworth, Greg Kurstin, Emile Haynie, Rollo Armstrong, Desmond Child, Kieron Menzies, Anders Bagge, Mark Ralph, Bjorn Yttling, Walter Afanasieff, Ariel Rechtshaid, Devrim Karaoğlu, Gregg Alexander, James “Malay” Ho, DJ Dahi, and Al Shux.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Nowels’ work!

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