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Did Dave Edmunds play on cruel to be kind?

Rockpile guitarist Dave Edmunds plays the chauffeur in the video. Drummer Terry Williams was the photographer. Guitarist Billy Bremner also got a role, playing the guy who serves the cake. “We were having great fun,” Edmunds said in his Songfacts interview.

Who is Nick Lowe’s wife?

Peta Waddingtonm. 2008
Carlene Carterm. 1979–1990
Nick Lowe/Wife

Personal life. Lowe has been married twice. His first marriage to country singer Carlene Carter lasted from 1979 to 1990. He married designer Peta Waddington in 2010.

Is it true you have to be cruel to be kind?

You must be blunt and honest with someone in order to help them realize something that may help them; it is sometimes necessary to hurt someone’s feelings in order to tell them the truth.

How old is Nick Lowe?

72 years (March 24, 1949)
Nick Lowe/Age

Who did the song cruel to be kind?

Nick Lowe
Cruel to Be Kind/Artists

Who does Nick Lowe marry in Cruel to Be Kind video?

Carlene Carter
The song was accompanied by a music video featuring Lowe’s marriage to Carlene Carter.

Who wrote cruel to be kind?

Nick Lowe
Ian Gomm
Cruel to Be Kind/Composers

What does Hamlet mean when he says I must be cruel to be kind?

“I must be cruel to be kind,” he may say. It means that he is doing her a small injustice with the aim of avoiding an even greater injustice or harm.

What does the phrase Cruel to Be Kind mean?

To be “cruel to be kind” is to cause someone pain for his or her own good. The phrase is used by Hamlet after he has berated his mother for her infidelity to the memory of her deceased husband.

Who wrote What’s So Funny Bout Peace Love and Understanding Lyrics?

(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding/Lyricists

Is Nick Lowe married?

Nick Lowe/Spouse

What does Hamlet mean when he says I must be cruel only to be kind?

Who was the original singer of cruel to be kind?

“Cruel to Be Kind” is a song by Nick Lowe, co-written by Lowe and his former Brinsley Schwarz bandmate Ian Gomm. Written by Lowe and Gomm while the pair were in Brinsley Schwarz, the song was saved on a demo until Columbia Records convinced Lowe to release it.

How did Nick Lowe come up with song Cruel to be kind?

Lowe only grudgingly recorded it, and he considered it an aberration – a pop sell-out song. When he performed the song on The David Letterman Show, he called it “wimpy” and had little interest in discussing it. Lowe cribbed the phrase “cruel to be kind” from Shakespeare, who used it in Hamlet: I must be cruel only to be kind

Where did the phrase cruel to be kind come from?

General Comment The term was invented by Shakespeare in his tragedy Hamlet. To be “cruel to be kind” is to cause someone pain for his or her own good. Telling someone something that will hurt them because it’s better for them in the long run. It appears like you’re trying to hurt them when in fact, you’re looking out for their best interest.