Nick Heyward (songwriter, guitarist & vocalist) formed Haircut 100 in 1981 with Les Nemes on bass and Graham Jones on guitar. They were soon joined by Blair Cunningham on drums, Phil Smith on saxophone and Marc Fox on percussion. The band had four UK Top 10 singles and their debut album, Pelican West, reached no. 1 in the UK charts.
Nick’s solo career began in 1983 with his debut album North of a Miracle which reached no. 10 in the UK charts and included three UK Top 14 singles. In 1993 his single “Kite”, taken from the album, From Monday to Sunday, made no. 3 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. To date he has released 8 albums and 19 singles, six of which reached the Top 40 in the UK.