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Monday 12 June 2017

Brian Nash aka Nasher: Frankie Goes To Hollywood Guitarist Gears Up For Brighton Date

Thirty years ago a band from Liverpool achieved three number one hits in the charts and followed it with a million selling début album. Frankie Goes To Hollywood exploded in 1984 and imploded in 1987 leaving Relax, Two Tribes and The Power Of Love as their epitaph.

Since the band's demise guitarist Nasher has continued to make music. After various band projects he embarked on a solo career in 1995 and has already released three solo albums with a fourth on the way. 

He recently took time out to write Nasher Says Relax, an autobiography of his life to date as a musician, husband and father of three. 


"I feel life is too short for regrets or negativity," says Brian. 

"Sure there are things I would have done differently but my life so far has been an amazing trip and changing something along the road can influence the path you take further along the journey."

This year sees the release of his latest album 432:1 Open The Vein on his own Babylon Pink label.

Brian Nash plus support from Silver Rosa and 40 Shillings On the Drum The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton on Saturday June 24th.

by: Mike Cobley




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