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One of the most influential musicians of his generation, the silver-haired, tender-hearted but sharp-tongued singer-songwriter boasts a catalogue of immortal songs from 'Cruel to Be Kind' to '(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love and Understanding', 'All Men Are Liars' to 'The Beast in Me' and many more beyond.
A musician's musician, Lowe has been cited by everyone from the Artic Monkeys to Wilco as an influence, and as a producer was instrumental in the careers of Elvis Costello, The Damned and the Pretenders.
Los Straitjackets are the leading practitioners of the lost art of the guitar instrumental. Using the music of the Ventures, The Shadows, and with Link Wray and Dick Dale as a jumping off point, the band has taken their unique, high energy brand of original rock & roll around the world. Clad in their trademark Lucha Libre Mexican wrestling masks, the “Jackets” have delivered their trademark guitar licks to 16 albums, thousands of concerts and dozens of films and TV shows.