Nigel Powell

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Nigel Powell
Nigel Powell playing at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in June 2010.
Background information
Born (1971-10-01) 1 October 1971 (age 45)
Bromley, Kent, England
Origin Abingdon, England
Occupation(s) Musician, producer
Instruments Drums, percussion, piano, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, keyboards, vocals
Associated acts Frank Turner, Dive Dive, Unbelievable Truth

Nigel Powell (born 1 October 1971, Bromley, Kent, England) is an English multi-instrumental musician from Abingdon, England.

Powell was educated at Abingdon School. While at school he was in a band called Illiterate Hands, which also featured future Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood and Andy Yorke, brother of Thom Yorke.[1]

He currently works as Frank Turner's live and studio drummer as a member of The Sleeping Souls and is also a member of the Oxford based alternative rock band Dive Dive.[2] He was formerly a member of Unbelievable Truth. He is endorsed by Pro-Mark Sticks and Sabian Cymbals.[3] Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls headlined Wembley Arena in April 2012 and played at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Discography – as musician[edit]

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Discography – as producer[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Singles / EPs[edit]


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  1. ^ "This Is What Radiohead Looked Like in The '80s". Buzzfeed. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Band Website -|:". Dive Dive. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "ProMark Endorsees". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Official UK Chart Website – Unbelievable Truth". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Nigel Powell". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 575. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  7. ^ "Asianblue album credits". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Official UK Chart Website – Frank Turner". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "Damaged Goods Records website". Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Official UK Chart Website – Dive Dive". Retrieved 25 August 2014.