BIOGRAPHY

Rick Nowels is an American songwriter, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He has co written with some of the most vibrant artists in contemporary music. He's had over 60 top 40 hit songs appearing on 200 million albums. Rick has written with, or had his songs recorded by artists including Lana Del Rey, Adele, Marina and the Diamonds, FKA twigs, Lykke Li, Jamie xx, Brandon Flowers, Madonna, Cee-Lo Green, Sia, Dido, Nelly Furtado, John Legend, Andre 3000, Tiesto, Santana, Tupac Shakur, Fleetwood Mac, Belinda Carlisle and Stevie Nicks. Some of Rick’s iconic hits include “Heaven is a Place on Earth” by Belinda Carlisle, “You Get What You Give” by New Radicals, “Summertime Sadness” by Lana Del Rey, “The Game of Love” Santana/Michelle Branch, “The Power of Goodbye” by Madonna, "White Flag” by Dido, “Standing Still” by Jewel, “Green Light” by John Legend and Andre 3000, “Fallin’ for You” by Colbie Caillat, “Loud Places” by Jamie XX, “I Follow Rivers” by Lykke Li, “Rooms on Fire” by Stevie Nicks.

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY
ARTIST
TITLE
CREDITS
Adele
"Why Do You Love Me"
25 / XL Recordings
WRITER
Lana Del Rey
"High By The Beach" - Single
Honeymoon / Interscope Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
Lykke Li
"I Follow Rivers" - Single
Wounded Rhymes / Atlantic Records
WRITER
Lana Del Rey
"West Coast" - Single
Ultraviolence / Interscope Records
WRITER
Cee Lo
"Cry Baby"
The Lady Killer / Elektra
WRITER
Lana Del Rey
"Young And Beautiful" - Single
The Great Gatsby / Interscope Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
Belinda Carlisle
"Heaven is a Place On Earth" - #1 Single
Heaven on Earth / MCA Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
Lana Del Rey
"Summertime Sadness" - Single
Born To Die / Interscope Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
Colbie Caillat
"Fallin’ For You" - #1 Single
Breakthrough / Universal Republic Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
Keith Urban
"Standing Right In Front Of You"
Defying Gravity / Capitol Nashville Records
WRITER
Jamie xx
"Loud Places" - (feat. Romy)
In Colour / Young Turks Recordings
WRITER
Sia
"Soon We'll Be Found" - Single
Some People Have Real Problems / Hear Music
WRITER
Nelly Furtado feat. Keith Urban
"In God's Hands" - Single
Loose / Geffen Records
WRITER
Jewel
"Standing Still" - #1 Single
This Way / Atlantic Records
WRITER
Santana feat. Michelle Branch
"Game Of Love" - #1 Single, ASCAP Song of the Year 2003
Shaman / Arista Records
WRITER
N'Sync
"Thinking of You (I Drive Myself Crazy)"
N'Sync / RCA Records
WRITER
Stevie Nicks
"Rooms On Fire"
The Other Side of the Mirror / Atlantic Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
New Radicals
"You Get What You Give"
Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too / MCA Records
WRITER
Madonna
"The Power of Goodbye" - #1 Single
The Power Of Goodbye / Warner Bros Records
WRITER
Jason Mraz
"The World As I See it " - Single
Is A Four Letter Word / Atlantic Records
WRITER
Lykke Li
"Love Me Like I'm Not Made Of Stone" - Single
I Never Learn / Atlantic Records
WRITER
Dido
"White Flag" - #1 Single, Ivor Novello Song of the Year, ASCAP Song of the Year 2004
Life For Rent / Arista Records
WRITER
Lana Del Rey
"I Can Fly"
Big Eyes Soundtrack / Interscope Records
WRITER / PRODUCER
John Legend feat. Andre 3000
"Green Light" - Grammy Nominated
Evolver / Sony Music
WRITER
Madonna
"Beautiful Scars"
Rebel Heart / Boy Toy, Inc - Interscope Records
WRITER
Foxes
"Wicked Love"
All I Need / Sign of the Times
WRITER
Tom Odell
"Magnetised" - Single
Wrong Crowd / RCA
WRITER / PRODUCER