Unreleased Tracks

These unreleased titles are tracks penned by Nik, some of which may have been recorded, but which have never been officially released, at least by the said artist’s mentioned.

NIK KERSHAW

“PROMENADING”
“PASSING THROUGH”
“THE OPTIMIST”
“COLD WAR GAMES”
“DREAM STREET”
“GEORGIA”
“INTO THE LABYRINTH”
“WATCH THE BIRDIE”
“SOPHIE’S KILLING TIME NOW”
“CLOUD CUCKOO CITY”
“ANYWAY”

*1979 – 1983
**all instruments played and written by NIK KERSHAW
*These songs have been recorded as early demos and can be found on bootleg tapes or cdr’s.

NIK KERSHAW

“MOSQUITO”

* no date
*all instruments played and written by NIK KERSHAW
*rare instrumental demo from the days of Nik in Fusion band

 

NIK KERSHAW

“DESTINY”
“HAPPY DAY”
“HOW DID WE GET SO FAR?”
“NARISUY”
“ONCE MORE AROUND THE SUN”
“SHADES OF GREY”
“WALKING ON WATER”
“WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES”
“WHAT I DON’T KNOW WON’T HURT ME”

*no dates for the above
*songs written by NIK KERSHAW

 

NIK KERSHAW

“DO LIKE I SAY”
“THE DEVIL IN ME”
“I DROWN IN YOUR TEARS”
“THE WORLD WHERE I LIVE”
“WHY GIVE AN INCH?”
“IF I WAS ON YOUR SIDE”
“A BAD CASE OF EACH OTHER”
“IT’S EASY TO LOVE SOMEBODY”
“LIFE IS A GAME SHOW”
“I DON’T WANT A WORLD WITHOUT YOU”
“ALONG CAME YOU”
“WHENEVER YOU CALL MY NAME”
“OPEN UP”
“SMALL WORLD”
“WHEN LOVE CAME CALLING”
“HANDS OFF MY BEAUTIFUL DREAM”
“COLD COMFORT”
“THIS IS THE DAY”
“DREAMLAND”

*songs written between 1989-1994
*all songs written by NIK KERSHAW

NIK KERSHAW

“THE BEST I CAN”
“THAT’S HOW MUCH”

*performed live by Nik at the Fairports Cropredy Convention 2013.

 

“CRYING ON THE INSIDE”
“DEAR JOHN”
“FLYIN’ SO CLOSE TO THE SUN”
“WHY CAN’T THE GOOD TIMES LAST?”

*no dates
*songs written by NIK KERSHAW & John O’Kane

 

“DORIS DAY MOVIE”
“FORGIVE AND FORGET THE RIVER”

*no dates
*all written by NIK KERSHAW & Jeff Vincent

 

“I WANNA BE SOMEBODY”
“LITTLE MISS UNDERSTAND”
“LOVE HE’S BLEEDING”
“LOVE LIES BLEEDING”
“MOZARTY PARTY”
“WATCHING OVER YOU”

*no dates
*all written by NIK KERSHAW & Chesney Lee Hawkes

 

“HEY MISTER GOD”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Steven John Balsamo & Michael John Lister

 

“I WANT YOU”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Billy Lawrie & Cairns Lulu Kennedy

 

“FIM DA LINHA”

*Year unknown
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Stuart David Price & Caio Lucio Riccioppo
(I think Stuart Price is infact Les Rythmes Digitales/Jacques Lu Cont so this could be a song written around the time of “Sometimes”, 1999)

 

“IF IT AIN’T ONE THING”
“NOTHING’S EVER GOOD ENOUGH”

*no date
*all written by NIK KERSHAW & Pamela Eileen Sheyne

 

“LOVE IS A ROCK”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Steve Ferrera

 

“NO MORE STANDING IN THE SHADOW”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Dennis Morgan

 

“TEARS AND KISSES”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Christopher Kenneth Braide & Stephony E. Smith

 

“WEDDING BELLS”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Marti Pellow & Deborah Hazel Bernade Mollison
*sung by Nik in demo form

 

“BE THE SUN”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Christopher Paul Anderson & Walter James Turbitt

 

“I DON’T WANT TO PLAY”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Sia Kate I. Furler

 

“SHOW US”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Gary Geoffrey Miller

 

“WALKING IN WITH BOTH EYES OPEN”

*no date
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Douglas Ian Carr

 

“ALL ALONE”

*1988 period
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Jack Bruce

 

CLIFF RICHARD

“I’M IN LOVE WITH MY TV”

*1993
*Written by NIK KERSHAW
*Sung live during a Cliff Richard Gospel concert

 

SEVEN

“DON’T MESS WITH MY EMOTIONS”
“SHE’S GOT A HOLD OF ME”
“OXYGEN”
“WINDS OF CHANGE”

*1992 period
*All written by NIK KERSHAW
*There were 5 members of the band, Mick Divine (vocals), Keith McFarlane (guitar and songwriter), Simon LeFevre (keyboards & Songwriter), Pat Davey (Bass), and Austin ‘Oz’ Lane (Drums)
*Four songs recorded by but never released. Can be found on bootleg tapes or cdr’s.
*“She’s Got A Hold On Me” can also be heard on the BONNIE TYLER 1993 release of this song except the lyrics are changed to aim at the male sex.
*“Oxygen” has been released by several other artists too.

 

BROOKE SHIELDS

“OXYGEN”

*written by NIK KERSHAW
*according to Nik, Brooke recorded this song.
*no date

 

“ANNA VIRRAN VIEDA”

*co-written by NIK KERSHAW & Kari Haapala

 

FAHAN HASSAN

“WALK AWAY”
“YOU LOVE TO HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE”

*2001
*Written by NIK KERSHAW
*recorded but not yet released

 

KEELY HAWKES PRESSLY

“I WON’T LET YOU DOWN”

*2007
*written by NIK KERSHAW, Chesney Hawkes & Keely Hawkes
*available only on Keely’s MySpace
*backing vocals by Nik & Chesney. vocals by Keely

 

JOHNNY JAM

“IF I LET YOU GET AWAY”

*2007
*song written by NIK KERSHAW, Chesney Hawkes, Michael Jay and Johnny Jam
*available only on Johnny’s MySpace
*co-written, guitars, bass, lead & backing vocals by Nik
*song written in two days in June at Chesneys studio. Nik plays the guitars and bass, Chesney did the piano and JJ did the drum programming and additional keys. Nik did the lead vocal and both Nik and Chesney did the backing vocals.
Additional production on the music, edits on the vocals and music and mixed the song in JJ’s own studio Beatstreet in Copenhagen.

 

“IT’S NOT ME, IT’S YOU!”

*2008
*co-written by NIK KERSHAW/Chesney Hawkes/keely Hawkes/Nick Hammond
*Lead vocals by Keely Hawkes

 

“BE STILL”
“MARINA”

*2008
*co-written by NIK KERSHAW, Eliza Wren-Payne, Chesney Hawkes
*performed by Eliza Wren-Payne
*featured on Eliza’s Myspace

 

KILMER’S SONGS

“LET IT RAIN”

*2009
*co-written by NIK KERSHAW & Kilmer
*vocals and all instruments by Nik
*recorded at Nik’s studio
*song featured on Kilmer’s Songs myspace

 

NOUSH SKAUGEN

“AUTOMATIC” *
“BURIED IN VEGAS” **

*2009
*co-written by NIK KERSHAW & Noush
*one or both tracks to be released on her new album in the spring/summer of 2010
*can be heard here >> maxim.co.uk/entertainment/music/19447/noush_skaugen.html#
**can be heard here >> youtube.com/watch?v=MU8HqFW2MQo

 

ESTHER O’CONNOR

“CLOSER”

*date unknown
*written by NIK KERSHAW & Esther Aida O’Connor
*could be a song which might be released on Esther’s forth-coming album

 

ANDREW MCCRORIE-SHAND

“FOR THE REST OF OUR LIVES”
“THE SHIP”

*2009
*Lead vocals by NIK KERSHAW
*From Andrew’s forth-coming album “Equilibria”

 

SEAN KENNEDY

“WATER COLOURED DREAMS”

*2012
*written by Sean & Nik

 

Nik has also written with Gary Barlow, Anastasia, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Gareth Gates, Four Star Mary, The Backstreet Boys, Tom Jones, Faith Hill, Samantha Mumba, Emma Bunton, Geri Helliwell, Kylie but as yet the song titles are unknown and unfortunately, some of the tracks didn’t work out and were never published let alone recorded.

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