Manchester, United Kingdom
Last online: 12 months ago
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Singer-songwriter Nick Whitehorn was born and raised in the biggest council estate in Europe, Wythenshawe, in Manchester, England, in December 1987. Nick started learning the guitar at the age of around fourteen strumming and singing along to Nirvana and Oasis songs, like thousands of others, to teach himself the basics.

At sixteen, Nick then went off to college to study Music and formed his first band, “Grand Canyon”. They regularly played concerts around the Manchester circuit for around four years but eventually went their separate ways after finishing university - which has led to a new creative lease of life for Nick, allowing him to develop his own distinctive style. During his time in college he was taught by James guitarist Larry Gott who was a big fan of Nick’s guitar playing and stand-out song-writing skills.

In terms of influences, Nick cites his musical inspirations to be Johnny Marr, Joni Mitchell, Life, Jeff Buckley and Moby. He also thinks electro DJs Daft Punk and Trentemoller are “pure class”.

The first gig Nick ever went to was a Feeder concert at Manchester Apollo aged thirteen, where his Uncle managed to get free tickets from working for a tabloid newspaper. This is what made Nick decide to pursue a career in Music.

Nick is making his mark by playing regular open mic nights across Manchester, gradually spreading his reputation and expanding the reach of his music. He contributed a performance to Children In Need for the BBC Mediacity having passed an audition. He also has a 5 track E.P available online called “The Guess Who E.P” which was released in 2012. Nick is beginning to record his second E.P in the new year.

    uniE603 Wrong Or Right (originally by Kwabs)
    This is a cover of a mint tune by Kwabs who's getting pretty big at the moment. Hope you enjoy it and check the original too if you haven't heard it! ...
    uniE603 The Gift (Had It All)
    #music #audio #song #acoustic #electronic #remix #nick #whitehorn #the #gift #adele #rolling #in #the #deep This is a track I started a couple of yea...
    uniE603 In The Storm (Demo)
    Hi guys. Whilst I'm finishing off writing my new EP, here is a demo for one of the songs that may feature on the EP. Feedback welcome! Hope you enjoy ...
    uniE603 In My Mind
    Written and performed by Nick Whitehorn. Recorded and produced by Paul Maddocks @ 3khz studios. This is a song about moving on in life and not letting...
    uniE603 Youth
    This song was written and performed by Nick Whitehorn. Recorded by Paul Maddocks @ 3khz studios. This is a song about growing up and thinking back to ...

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