Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Nick Gilder's first group was Sweeney Todd earning their rock wings playing every conceivable venue in the seventies, quickly evolving into a recording act. The first studio LP had a huge #1 juno winning and multi platinum song Roxy Roller! A true classic. Founding members Nick and Jim the authors.
Anthemic radio hits that still remind us of long hot summers, the soundtrack of our lives.
Nick scored again with another #1 juno winner Hot Child in the City, and cowrote another #1 The Warrior, These days Nick and Sweeney are rocking the Festivals, Casino showrooms, Fairs, etc. playing the classics Hot Child in the City, Roxy Roller, Here Comes the Night, Rated X, You Really Rock Me, Let Me In etc.
Its still a kick to sing the songs, and hearing a crowd sing along is truly motivating for me says Nick to New Music Express Magazines Keith Sharp in a recent interview
More top 40 success with SHES A STAR , YOU REALLY ROCK ME, HERE COMES THE NIGHT, WILD ONES, CATCH 22 , and RATED X on the charts, but it was Pat Benatar who scored with that one,
Nick has appeared on many tv music shows performing his some of these have made it to movies these songs, like Footsteps as featured in movies like, Youngblood the Rob Lowe movie, Barb wire with Pamela Anderson, Play to win, The Wraith, My science project, Hot child in the city, and The biopic movie The Runaways, starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning featured Roxy Roller, Going the Distance starring Drew Barrymore, and hit TV shows like the recent hit show Riverdale, Cover Me Canada , That 70's show, Ed, Sex and the City, Nip Tuck, Regis and Kelly, The Today Show, Must See TV, many NEWS shows, David Letterman,Conan O'Brian many other daytime and late night talk shows etc.
Throughout his illustrious career, Nick Gilder has written and recorded many Top 20 hits internationally having recent success with a song he penned, WHEN THE LIGHTS GO DOWN, remixed by Armand Vanhelden, who scored wtih Justin Timberlakes, Get Sexy Back, in Britain, Europe, and Australia.
The years have seen Nick work with some of the worlds most famous Producers including the Beatles George Martin, Mike Chapman, Blondie, Pete Coleman,Pat Benatar fame etc. Writing hits for some of the business’ top performers, including Bette Midler, Patty Smyth & Scandal, Pat Benatar,Joe Cocker Toni Basil etc.. The variety of artists who have covered his songs testify to his diverse influences, totalling over 20 million copies sold worldwide.
Its a powerhouse performance, which includes past hits , great new material and some faves that make a fun rocking show! Nick together with Dave Groves on guitar, Mark Kenny on bass, Glen Regnier on drums, and Michael Russell on keyboards are coming to your town. Touring again this year, with possible Australia dates as well as writing and recording for new projects.
Having toured with The Cars, Cheap Trick, Peter Gabriel, Foreigner, Styx, Journey, New York Dolls, The Babies, even hall of famers like Chuck Berry, to name a few.
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