Nick Atkinson is a British songwriter who had a #57 hit as part of 50.Grind and was the lead singer of rock band Rooster until their split in 2007. In 2008, he co-wrote Boyzone's single "Love You Anyway" with Ronan Keating. In 2010 he began working closely with up and coming singer/songwriter Gabrielle Aplin. She released her debut album English Rain on Parlophone Records in May 2013 and Atkinson has co-writing credits on 7 songs including singles "Please Don't Say You Love Me", "Panic Cord" and "Home". He works from his writing room The Barn luton re and is continuing to write with newly established talent, such as Saint Raymond, Lauren Aquilina, Tich, and many more.