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The Low Countries


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    The One Who Got Away
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    Hole In My Heart (Alternate Version)
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    Sea Of Stars
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    Sun Street (2015)
The Low Countries are songwriter-singer Nigel Parrington with up to four other musicians, depending on babysitters.
Their new album 'We Weathered The Storm' will be released by Nub/ADA/Warner on the 25th of May 2018. Ten great songs, some old, some new, a definitive last hurrah.
Nigel started writing songs during the great war (Blur won) in a remote Mental Hospital in Hertfordshire. He escaped to London & formed The High Ones with Mark Lee (The Pocket Gods)- Nigel wrote most of their indie-pop style songs & tours of Belgium & the home counties ensued. A double A-side single ‘Sunny Day/Northern Skies’ was a hit in Belgium & Nigel toured Studio Brussels placing their EP in random drawers, where they remain. Nigel changed his name to Niels and moved to Antwerp - The High Ones had one last gig in The Borderline after drinking several Antwerp bars dry & conversing with dEUS.
Nigel worked briefly for Warner Bros Belgium & through this contact The Low Countries were born, going on to win valuable studio time in a few swanky Flemish studios. During this ‘Flemish blue period’ Nigel soaked up Flemish sounds & smells & wrote some classic songs - witty lyrics with a rich skein of melancholy.
Moving back to the North of England in 2006 Nigel was signed to Nub Music & began releasing 7 albums over a period of 8 years. In 2014 Nigel & Els formed a 5-piece band & recorded an EP in 2016.


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