Paul Hicks (musician)

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Paul Hicks is a British musician, audio engineer and mixer, who got his start working at Abbey Road Studios. Hicks has worked with notable artists including: Coldplay,[1] Elliott Smith[2] Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, [3] in addition to his own band thenewno2.[4] Hicks has also been heavily involved in preserving The Beatles recordings, working hand in hand with George Martin in remixing and remastering their entire catalogue.[5] This effort has won Hicks three Grammy Awards. His father is The Hollies guitarist Tony Hicks.[6][7] Paul is a member of Dhani Harrison's band thenewno2.[8]

In 2013, Hicks, along with his working partner Dhani Harrison, scored the film Beautiful Creatures.[9] In 2014, they scored the film, Learning to Drive,[10] as well as the AMC TV series The Divide.[11] Hicks and Harrison have gone on to score the music for the TV show Good Girls Revolt, the motion picture Seattle Road, and for the Paul Giamatti-produced show, Outsiders. In 2018, Hicks and Harrison received a nomination for 'Best Music Score' at the International Documentary Association Awards for their work on the Sundance Film Festival Award winning documentary, Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.. Together with Harrison, Hicks has also written the original theme for the Netflix produced documentary show Dogs, scored the four-part HBO documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed and the 2019 Bill Gates Netflix docuseries Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates.


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Figure 8 - Elliott Smith | Credits". AllMusic.
  3. ^ "Good Evening New York City - Paul McCartney | Credits". AllMusic.
  4. ^ "You Are Here - thenewno2 | Credits". AllMusic.
  5. ^ "Remastering The Beatles".
  6. ^ "Paul Hicks | Awards". AllMusic.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Code, Speakers in. "Interview | Paul Hicks of thenewno2 Discusses Working on the Score for WE TV's 'The Divide'".
  9. ^ "Dhani Harrison and TheNewNo2 on Scoring 'Beautiful Creatures' and How It's Not Like 'Twilight' (Q&A)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  10. ^ "'Learning to Drive' to Feature Music by Dhani Harrison & Paul Hicks". Retrieved August 8, 2020.
  11. ^ [2][permanent dead link]

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