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Richard Niles

g, voc, str, *1951 US, Hollywood
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Richard Niles Romano

Composer, arranger and producer, born 28 May 1951 in Hollywood, CA. Helped define the sound of the 1980's for groups like Swing Out Sister, Living In A Box, Was Not Was, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Grace Jones' "Slave To The Rhythm" album. In the 1990's, he worked extensively with the Pet Shop Boys and for several boys bands. Son of californian guitarist and singer Tony Romano (8), he was married to Tessa Niles, née Webb. He lived in London from 1975 to 2012, currently resides in Southern California.

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Strings
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
  • Dance
Popular Tracks   
Blue Sway - Remastered 2011 on McCartney II by Paul McCartney
She Will Live on Forever in Our Hearts on Tomb Raider - The Dark Angel Symphony by Peter Connelly
Tame Thy Pen on Club Deranged by Richard Niles
Til Heaven's Here on Club Deranged by Richard Niles
Dreamer Awake on Adventures For Cello And Piano by Richard Niles
Miro's a Hero on Niles Smiles by Richard Niles
The Stripper on The Hurly Burly - EP by Miss Polly Rae
Niles Smiles on Niles Smiles by Richard Niles
Space Oddity on Twelve Great International Hits by Richard Niles
Imperial Quest on Adventures For Cello And Piano by Richard Niles

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Bandzilla Rises!!!Richard Niles2016Album
Bandzilla Rises!!!Richard Niles2016Album
Alexander Shulgin's Songbook. Triptych, Part 3Billy Cobham, Bob James, John Patitucci, Richard Cottle, Snake Davis, Richard Niles, Garry Husband, Janek Gwizdala2008Album
Club DerangedRichard Niles2000Album
Blue MoviesRichard Niles, Bandzilla1987Album
Twelve Great International HitsRichard NilesAlbum
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