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New album: Postcards

“From the whispered wonder of ‘Under the Stairs’ to the finally acoustic springs of chipper sounds of album closer ‘True Nature of Cats’, Nigel manages to instil a pure, and relatively unadulterated sense of calm and joy…. It’s lead single ‘Choccy Rolls’ that shines as the standout anthem; a heartfelt account of watching a loved one lose words and memories as they succumb to dementia.” – Anthem Review

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The Smiths - There is a light that never goes out - Acoustic Cover by Sugardrum.

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It's all gone quiet

Dec 12, 2018

You may have noticed things have been a bit quiet with Sugardrum over the past few months. Since becoming a Dad, a couple of years ago, I've been taking a break from performing and recording music in order to spend time with my children. More…

Piano Days, music for hypnobirthing

Aug 14, 2018

I have a new album available of relaxing piano music. It's called Piano Days and is released under the name Jigsaw Goldrush which is a new side project of mine, somewhere to release music that doesn't quite fit under the Sugardrum umbrella. More…

End of the Road and other festivals

Jan 9, 2018

Festivals. Last year I didn't apply for any as I had become a Dad the year before. I ended up playing just the one - Tribal Earth down in Sussex, which a friend of mine helps organise and which the family came to. More…

Farewell little car from Motorway Song

Nov 14, 2017

A few years ago I wrote a song called motorway song. It was initially written about a car I used to have, a Fiat Panda. It only had four gears so going anywhere long distance was a noisy experience. You felt like you were travelling at 110mph when in fact you were just doing 50mph. More…

New video - Postcard live and unplugged

Oct 11, 2017

I'm not really one to enter competitions. I think the last time I won something was many years ago whilst working at a bookshop. I did a book display for some law books called Nutshells where we filled the window with loads of old monkey nut shells suspended in celophane. The display got entered into a competition and won first prize, for which I received an mp3 player. More…

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