Rick Nowels

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Rick Nowels
Birth name Richard Wright Nowels, Jr.
Born March 16, 1960
Palo Alto, California, United States
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Occupation(s) Record producer
Songwriter
Musician
Instruments Guitars, keyboards, bass
Years active 1980s–present
Associated acts Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, Lana Del Rey, Adele, Madonna, Marina and the Diamonds, Nelly Furtado, Cee-Lo Green, John Legend
Website ricknowels.com

Richard Wright Nowels, Jr., better known as Rick Nowels, (born March 16, 1960) is an American songwriter and record producer.[1] He is a multi-instrumentalist and has written with, or had his songs recorded by a number of artists including Lana Del Rey, Adele, Edyta Górniak, Marina and the Diamonds, Lykke Li, Jamie xx, Brandon Flowers, Madonna, Cee-Lo Green, Sia, Dido, New Radicals,[2] Rod Stewart, Nelly Furtado, John Legend and Andre 3000, Tiesto, Santana, Tupac Shakur, Fleetwood Mac, Izabella Scorupco, Belinda Carlisle, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell and Stevie Nicks.[3]

Nowels co-wrote the title track for Celine Dion's album Falling into You which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1997.[4] Additionally, Nowels co-wrote the track "White Flag" for Dido which won the 2004 Ivor Novello Award for International Hit of the Year.[citation needed]

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Rick Nowels has worked with many people, such as Lykke Li and Lana Del Rey. Others are listed below...

Title Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with Produced with
"I Follow Rivers" 2011 Lykke Li Wounded Rhymes Producer - Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling
"Youth Knows No Pain" - Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling
"Love Out of Lust" - Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling
"Sadness Is a Blessing" - Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling
"Jerome" - Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling
"Believers (Arab Spring)" 2012 Nelly Furtado The Spirit Indestructible Co-writer/producer Nelly Furtado Bob Rock, Nelly Furtado
"End of The World" Co-writer/vocal producer Nelly Furtado Fraser T Smith
"Play" Co-writer/producer Nelly Furtado, DK DK
"American" Lana Del Rey Paradise EP Elizabeth Grant, Emile Haynie Emile Haynie
"Cola" Elizabeth Grant DK
"Body Electric" Elizabeth Grant Dan Heath
"Nineteen Again" Ronan Keating Fires Gregg Alexander Gregg Alexander, Dean Reid
"Get Back to What Is Real" Gregg Alexander Gregg Alexander, Dean Reid
"Will You Ever Be Mine?" Gregg Alexander Gregg Alexander, Dean Reid
"Bubblegum Bitch" Marina and the Diamonds Electra Heart Marina Diamandis Dean Reid
"Homewrecker" Marina Diamandis -
"The State of Dreaming" Marina Diamandis, Devrim Karaoglu Devrim Karaoglu
"Valley of The Dolls" Marina Diamandis, Devrim Karaoglu Devrim Karaoglu
"Hypocrates" Marina Diamandis Devrim Karaoglu
"Summertime Sadness" Lana Del Rey Born to Die Co-writer/co-producer Elizabeth Grant Emile Haynie
"Dark Paradise" Elizabeth Grant Emile Haynie
"Lucky Ones" Elizabeth Grant Emile Haynie
"West Coast" 2014 Ultraviolence Co-writer Elizabeth Grant -
"Shades of Cool" Elizabeth Grant -
"Sad Girl" Co-writer/vocal producer Elizabeth Grant Dan Auerbach
"Black Beauty" Elizabeth Grant Paul Epworth
"Guns and Roses" Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Lee Foster
"Is This Happiness" Co-writer Elizabeth Grant -
"Gunshot" Lykke Li I Never Learn Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling -
"Silver Line" Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling, Greg Kurstin -
"Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone" Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling -
"Heart of Steel" Lykke Li, Bjorn Yttling -
"Untangled Love" 2015 Brandon Flowers The Desired Effect Brandon Flowers -
"Loud Places"
(featuring Romy)
Jamie xx In Colour Jamie Smith, Romy Madley Croft, David Matthews, Tony Sarafino -
"High by the Beach" Lana Del Rey Honeymoon Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant, Kieron Menzies Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Music To Watch Boys To" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Honeymoon" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Terrence Loves You" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"God Knows I Tried" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Freak" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Art Deco" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Burnt Norton (Interlude)" Producer - Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Religion" Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Salvatore" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"The Blackest Day" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"24" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Swan Song" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" Producer - Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Magnetised" 2016 Tom Odell Wrong Crowd Co-writer/producer Tom Odell Tom Odell, Jim Abbiss
"Still Getting Used to Being On My Own" Co-writer Tom Odell -
"Unwravelling" Melanie C Version of Me Melanie Chisholm -
"Wicked Love" Foxes All I Need Louisa Rose Allen, Maureen McDonald -
"Lost in Your Light
(featuring Miguel)
2017 Dua Lipa Dua Lipa Dua Lipa, Miguel Pimental -
"Love" Lana Del Rey Lust for Life Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant, Benjamin Levin, Emile Haynie Lana Del Rey, Emile Haynie, Benny Blanco, Kieron Menzies
"Lust for Life"
(featuring The Weeknd)
Elizabeth Grant, Abel Tesfaye, Karl Sandberg Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Max Martin
"13 Beaches" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Mighty Mike
"Cherry" Producer - Lana Del Rey, Tim Larcombe, Dean Reid, Kieron Menzies
"White Mustang" Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"Summer Bummer"
(featuring ASAP Rocky & Playboi Carti)
Producer - Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet
"Groupie Love"
(featuring ASAP Rocky)
Co-writer/producer Elizabeth Grant, Rakim Mayers Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"In My Feelings" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"Coachella - Woodstock in My Mind" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"God Bless America and All The Beautiful Women in It" Elizabeth Grant Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Metro Boomin, Lana Del Rey
"When The World Was At War We Kept Dancing" Elizabeth Grant, Dean Reid Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"Beautiful People Beautiful Problems"
(featuring Stevie Nicks)
Elizabeth Grant, Justin Parker, Stephanie Lynn Nicks Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"Tomorrow Never Came"
(featuring Sean Lennon)
Elizabeth Grant, Sean Ono Lennon Lana Del Rey, Sean Lennon
"Heroin" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid, Mighty Mike
"Change" Elizabeth Grant Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies
"Get Free" Elizabeth Grant, Kieron Menzies Lana Del Rey, Kieron Menzies, Dean Reid
"Hunt You Down" Kesha Rainbow Kesha Sebert -

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