|Instruments Vocals, keyboard|
Genres Progressive rock
|Name Clive Nolan|
|Born 30 June 1961 (age 54)
United Kingdom (1961-06-30) |
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Associated acts Arena Pendragon Shadowland Caamora Strangers on a Train Neo Casino
Albums Jabberwocky, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Skeletons in the Cupboard, Volume 1, Conflicts
Movies Neo: Broadcast, Arena: Smoke & Mirrors, Nick Barrett and Clive Nolan: A Rush of Adrenaline
Music groups Pendragon (Since 1986), Caamora, Arena (Since 1995), Shadowland, Strangers on a Train, NEO
Similar People Mick Pointer, Oliver Wakeman, John Mitchell, John Jowitt, Tracy Hitchings
Nick Barrett & Clive Nolan – A Rush Of Adrenaline
Clive Nolan (born 30 June 1961) is a British musician, composer and producer who has played a prominent role in the recent development of progressive rock. He has been the regular keyboard player in Pendragon (1986–present), Shadowland (1992–present), Strangers on a Train (1993–1994) and Arena (1995–present), as well as writing lyrics for Arena and producing or co-producing several other bands' albums.
- Nick Barrett Clive Nolan A Rush Of Adrenaline
- with Caamora
- with Strangers on a Train
- with Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman
- with Casino
- with Neo
- with Clive Nolan
- with Gandalfs Fist
At the age of sixteen, Nolan became the youngest musician in England (at the time) to gain an 'A. L. C. M' composition diploma from the London College of Music.
In 1982, Clive won the cup and two medals at the composers competition in the Cheltenham Music Festival.
Clive is a music graduate, holding both a B Mus and M Mus. Nolan played violin, cello and viola, although his main study while at university was composition, orchestration, musical arrangement and conducting.
In 2008 Nolan's rock opera She was filmed for DVD in Katowice, Poland. In 2010 the show was again performed in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Since then, Nolan has started the Caamora Theatre Company,
Besides his Progressive Rock ventures Nolan has written a rock-opera, She based upon the novel by Sir H Rider Haggard. In 2008 it was filmed for DVD in Katowice, Poland. In 2010 the show was again performed in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Since then Nolan has started the Caamora Theatre Company, and turned She into full musical, which was performed for the first time in the UK at Cheltenham's Playhouse Theatre in 2012.
Nolan's musical Alchemy finished its run at the Jermyn Street theatre in London's West End in August 2014. The libretto is based on the composer's original story. He created a sequel entitled King's Ransom in 2017.
He wrote the lyrics for the 43 minute metal song Crimson II by Edge of Sanity, which came out in 2003.
In 2005, Nolan wrote a novel called Mephisto Bridge which is as yet unpublished and is currently being shopped for a deal.
Classic Rock Society Best Keyboard Player award won in the years: 1995, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Honorary Visitor to Santa Cruz, Bolivia award received in 2010 from Bolivian government for his theatre work in Santa Cruz.
- Clive Nolan & Agnieszka Swita - Closer - CD - 2006
- Caamora - Walk on Water (Mini-Album) - CD - 2007
- Caamora - Embrace (Single) - CD - 2008
- Caamora - Journey's End... An Acoustic Anthology - 2CD - 2008
- Caamora - She - 2CD / 2CD Digipak / 3LP - 2008
- Caamora - She (Live) - DVD / DVD+2CD / 2CD - 2008
- Caamora - She (The Definitive Edition) - 2CD+2DVD+2CD - 2008
with Strangers on a Train
- The Key - Part 1 - The Prophecy - Verglas 1990
- The Key - Part 2 - The Labyrinth - Verglas 1993
with Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman
- Jabberwocky - Verglas 1999
- The Hound of the Baskervilles - Verglas 2002
- Casino - Verglas 1992
- Broadcast (DVD) - Metal Mind 2007
with Clive Nolan
- Skeletons in the Cupboard -Archive - Vol 1 - Verglas 2003
with Gandalf's Fist
- A Forest of Fey 2014