The Rose of England (album)

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The Rose of England
Studio album by Nick Lowe
Released August 1985
Recorded Eden Studios, Acton and Boathouse Studios, Twickenham
late 1984 - early 1985
Genre Rock
Label Columbia
Producer Colin Fairley, Huey Lewis
Nick Lowe chronology
Nick Lowe and His Cowboy Outfit
(1984)
The Rose of England
(1985)
Pinker and Prouder than Previous
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau (B+) [2]
Rolling Stone (not rated) [3]

The Rose of England is an album by British singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, released in 1985.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Nick Lowe unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Darlin' Angel Eyes" – 2:45
  2. "She Don't Love Nobody" (John Hiatt) – 3:23
  3. "7 Nights to Rock" (Henry Glover, Louis Innis, Buck Trail-(Ronald B. Killette)) – 2:44
  4. "Long Walk Back" (Lowe, Belmont, Carrack, Irwin) – 3:54
  5. "The Rose of England" – 3:26
  6. "Lucky Dog" – 3:08
  7. "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock & Roll)" – 4:26
  8. "Indoor Fireworks" (Elvis Costello) – 3:28
  9. "(Hope to God) I'm Right" – 2:41
  10. "I Can Be the One You Love" – 4:02
  11. "Everyone" (Leslie Ball, Gary Rue) – 3:05
  12. "Bo Bo Ska Diddle Daddle" (Webb Pierce, Wayne Walker) – 3:03

Personnel[edit]

  • Nick Lowe – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Martin Belmont – guitar
  • Paul Carrack – organ, bass, piano, backing vocals
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, backing vocals

Guest Musicians[edit]

  • Andrew Bodnar – bass on "Long Walk Back"
  • Nick Pentelow - tenor saxophone on "Long Walk Back"
  • Huey Lewis – harmonica, backing vocals on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Mario Cipollina – bass on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Bill Gibson – drums, backing vocals on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Chris Hayes – guitar, backing vocals on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Sean Hopper – keyboards, backing vocals on "I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock 'N' Roll)"
  • Chris "Boothill" Thompson – banjo on "(Hope to God) I'm Right"

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1985 The Billboard 200 119

References[edit]