Nick Beggs on his best (and worst) bass albums

Nick Beggs
(Image credit: Gandolfo Alberto)

“I’m a professional musician, because that’s what I’m supposed to do,” says Nick Beggs. “As ridiculous as it sounds, some people are called to the ministry and some people are called to the music industry, and they’re very different, but there is absolutely a parity of headspace. You know why you were born.”  

Beggs, the co-founder of the pop act Kajagoogoo, was almost inescapable throughout the '80s, thanks to the huge hits that band scored and the equally huge bass guitar parts heard on said hits, but he’s been better known subsequently for his work with a range of musicians of the progressive rock persuasion, notably Steve Hackett and Steven Wilson. 

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