THE RIDDLE BY NIK KERSHAW (1984)
By Mark Nobes
Produced by Peter Collins, "The Riddle"
was Nik Kershaw's fifth hit single and peaked at #3 in the UK. It was the
title track from his second album, which reached #8 in the UK album
Did you Know?
Nik Kershaw was born in Bristol and also penned the #1 hit single "The One And Only" for Chesney Hawkes in 1991, which also appeared on the soundtrack to the British film Buddy's Song, and also in the movie Doc Hollywood.
Kershaw also played electric guitar on Elton John's hit single Nikita in 1985.
7" vinyl sleeve rear
UK 7 Inch Vinyl - MCA - NIK 6
A. "The Riddle" - 3:52
B. "Progress" - 3:02
UK 12 Inch Vinyl - NIKT 6
A. "The Riddle" (Extended Riddle) - 5:08
B. "Progress" (Live) - 3:02
Limited Edition Cassette Single - NIKC 6
A1. "The Riddle"
A3. "Progress" (Live)
B1. "I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" (Extended Mix)
B2. "Wouldn't It Be Good" (Extended Mix)