If you've never heard of Nick Lowe, it's time to learn how to walk on your hands - this guy won't just knock your socks off, he will blow up your feet, leaving you with bloody stumps and a giddy smile. This is some serious sonic happiness people. The first time my dad played this for me in 2008 (thirty years after its release) it was the best record I had heard all year. Is your hyperbole meter spiking yet? Well then, non-believer, listen to the first track: