English singer-songwriter Nick Heyward, probably best known as the frontman of early 1980s pop band Haircut 100, has for two decades resisted the urge to milk the nostalgia circuit, in Japan at least.

The affable 56-year-old from Beckenham, southeast London, who has also penned and performed such solo hits as “Whistle Down The Wind,” was reluctant to play in the Far East without having an album to tour.

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