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Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek
Formed: 1989 in San Diego, CA
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437 Ratings
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Chris Thile, Sara Watkins, Sean Watkins, Scott Thile
Biography: Distinguished by their youth and eclectic taste, Nickel Creek became a word-of-mouth sensation on the progressive bluegrass scene and soon found their appeal spreading beyond the genre's core audience. Guitarist Sean Watkins, fiddler Sara Watkins (his younger sister), and mandolin/banjo/bouzouki player ...Read full biography
Nickel Creek
Released: 2000
Label: Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp.
Critics' Rating:
Few artists will offer the story of a lighthouse, sung in the first person, but Nickel Creek has a flair for the unusual. "The Lighthouse's Tale," is but one of a dozen good reasons to enjoy this self-titled ...Read full review
This Side
Released: 2002
Label: Sugar Hill
Critics' Rating:
This Side, Nickel Creek's sophomore release, finds bandmembers Chris Thile, Sara Watkins, and Sean Watkins out of their teens and into their twenties after playing together for 12 years. The southern California ...Read full review