Nick Evans Mowery

Nick Evans Mowery

BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

Nick Evans Mowery's music is a mix of pop/acoustic/folk that would best be described as "refreshing" when compared to what is in the mainstream today! Mature guitar, poetic lyrics, Steely Dan attitude with a hint of 60's folk- This amalgimation is worth hearing!

Biography

Nick Evans Mowery has been performing in bands and writing original music since 1987. Influences include: Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, Van Halen, Bob Dylan...to name just a few. NEM began building Tangent Boy Studio in 1996, which has enabled him the opportunity to develop his songwriting. The nickname "Tangent Boy" was born because of NEM's ability to change genres at the drop of a dime while entertaing in bars/clubs in the midwest. NEM band credits include many different genres including- Rock, Blues, Country, Bluegrass and funk.

In 2004, NEM was afforded the oportunity to record 3 demo tracks produced by Clarence Collins(Little Anthony and The Emperials). Nem also completed a short Border's Bookstore tour, performing solo/acoustic sets to promote his debut release "30 Yrs Gone".

Lyrics

Dylan's Ride Home

Written By: Nick Evans Mowery

...this song's about somethin'

About twenty miles from Knoxville
tryin' to find my way home
This cold December morning
makes my hands feel old

Yes there's smoke up in the valley,
no one here beside me,
down this lonely road I go

That carcass in the mirror,
it wasn't dead before I passed
This morning's trip across that road it's sure to be his last- oh no

Now there's smoke up in the valley,
no one here beside me,
down this lonely road I go

That tank is runnin' low, not much far for me to go
I hope I don't lose control
Headin' south on 75, amazed that I'm alive-
Ice has taken on my road

Now there's smoke up in the valley
no one's here beside me
In this fatal truck I roll

Well I'm upside down and my face is to the ground
In the distance I hear a sound
but it ain't really loud- oh no

There's blood up in my shoes and my face is badly bruised, my life I just might lose
I'm hurtin' and confused- oh no

Now there's smoke up in the valley
I hope someone comes and finds me
I won't make it on my own
Yes there's smoke up in the valley
at the bottom you'll find me
I guess I'll never make it home

Road To Arlington

Written By: Nick Evans Mowery

Standing on the front lines
Heart Bleedin' red, white and blue
I shot my gun for the first time
In my pocket, a picture that my young son drew

I don't know the answer
I don't know if it's right
I fight here in the desert
I'm thinkin' bout home tonight

The gas-mask on my head
It hides my blood red eye
This foxhole is my bed
In the distance they will hide

In my ear there is an anthem
A Blackhawk in the sky
My fear out in the open
It's time to face the fight

Leuitenant says it's time to press on
So I turned to grab my gear
To the chest I accept several unexpected guests
I heard they flanked us from the rear

I'm feelin' kinda cold and tired
I ain't thinkin' exactly clear
The reinforcements aren't far behind us
I know they won't leave me here

Such a long ride home
A soft pillow beneath my tired head
The soldiers around me are silent
Thinkin' bout where we've been

The flag stretched out around me
I think I'll hang out here in Arlington
The Honor Guard is firing
I chose to fight, I think I won

Never Let Her Go

Written By: Nick Evans Mowery

Lay back, shuffle through my memories
the one that got to me
was the one that set me off

Last night, I heard her say my name
my mind is playin' games
still I knew she'd make that call

Don't let them wake me up I'm so far gone
Is it just a dream, or an ever-lasting notion
Every time I close my eyes I find myself- holding her close to me
I'll never let her go
I'll never let her go

Slow down, we ride that never ending plane
The night time took our day
and the clocks are all turned off
Lay around, better take that one last look at me
I'm sliding from my dream
an aggravation turned me off

Don't let them wake me up I'm so far gone
Is it just a dream, or an ever-lasting notion
Every time I close my eyes I find myself- holding her close to me
I'll never let her go
I'll never let her go

(repeat Chorus)

Discography

NEM is a singer/songwriter that released his debut CD- "30 Yrs Gone"(2004Genre- Pop/Rock) NEM's 2nd release- "Blood & Rust" (2005Genre-Acoustic/Folk) could closely be compared to early Bob Dylan.

"30 Yrs Gone" (2004)
Singles- "Never Let Her Go", "Cool", "Harbor Town" and "Destined To Fade" received airplay from July-Aug of 2004 locally on 91.5 KUNV Las Vegas.

"Blood & Rust" (2005)
"Dylan's Ride Home", "Somethin's Wrong", "Let The Morning Find Today" and "Road To Arlington" currently in rotation on 91.5 KUNV Las Vegas.

"Never Let Her Go" and "Dylan's Ride Home" receive several "track of the day" awards on www.garageband.com in 2005.

NEM has been fortunate to have sales all over the world- UK, Canada, Italy, France, Switzerland, USA etc... NEM music is available for purchase and/or download on all major sites.

Set List

Set List:
Never Let Her Go- nem
Harbor Town- nem
Dylan's Ride Home- nem
Cool- nem
Destined to Fade- nem
Let The Morning Find Today- nem
Somethin's Wrong- nem
Shelter From The Storm- Bob Dylan
Simple Twist of Fate- Bob Dylan
Ramblin'- Robert Johnson
Key to the Highway- Robert Johnson

One set is usually 1hr to 1 and 1/2hrs- depending on the crowd. Usually a two set max.