Review: Nick Lowe. Quality Street.

Nick Lowe makes a Christmas Album! It seems a far cry from I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass and the anti-establishment music of his early days. When asked by his record companies to make an album of Christmas material Nick said “It was more disquiet and alarm, accompanied by feelings of ‘Do they really think I would wish to sully my good name on this tawdry and vulgar commercialism?’” Lowe says with a laugh. “But that feeling lasted about thirty-six and a half seconds, before I came to and thought, ‘Vulgar, tawdry commercialism? Yes, please, when do we...

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