Daniel Leonard Nigro[1] (born May 14, 1982) is an American songwriter and producer.[2] He is the former lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band As Tall As Lions. Alongside collaborators Ariel Rechtshaid and Justin Raisen of Heavy Duty Music,[3] Nigro has recently written and produced for Conan Gray, Carly Rae Jepsen, Sky Ferreira, Empress Of, Lewis Capaldi and Olivia Rodrigo, amongst others.

Daniel Nigro
Birth nameDaniel Leonard Nigro
Born (1982-05-14) May 14, 1982 (age 39)
Long Island, New York, U.S.
  • Songwriter
  • multi-instrumentalist
  • record producer
Associated acts


With As Tall As LionsEdit

Title Release Date Label Billboard 200 peak
Lafcadio May 8, 2004 Triple Crown Records
As Tall As Lions August 8, 2006 Triple Crown Records
You Can't Take It with You August 18, 2009 Triple Crown Records #88

As a songwriter/producerEdit

  Indicates songs solely written or produced by Dan Nigro
Year Artist Song Album Written with Produced with
2011 Kimbra "Cameo Lover" Vows[4] Kimbra
2012 Sky Ferreira "Lost in My Bedroom” Ghost EP Sky Ferreira, Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen
2013 "You're Not the One" Night Time, My Time[5]
"I Blame Myself" Sky Ferreira, Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen, Jordan Benik
"I Will" Sky Ferreira, Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen
"Love in Stereo" Sky Ferreira, Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen, Jeremiah Raisen
2014 Kylie Minogue "If Only" Kiss Me Once Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen
"Golden Boy"
Billy Idol "Can't Break Me Down" Kings & Queens of the Underground Billy Idol, Greg Kurstin
Dillon Francis "Hurricane" (featuring Lily Elise) Money Sucks, Friends Rule Dillon Hart Francis, Leah Hayes, Oliver Goldstein Dillon Francis, Oligee
2015 Twin Shadow "When the Lights Turn Out" Eclipse George Lewis, Wynne Bennett
Little Boots "Help Too" Working Girl Little Boots Solee
Carly Rae Jepsen "When I Needed You" E•MO•TION Carly Rae Jepsen, Ariel Rechtshaid, Nate Campany, Tavish Crowe Ariel Rechtshaid
JR JR "Gone" JR JR Joshua Epstein, Mike Higgins, Daniel Zott
2016 A-Trak "Parallel Lines" (featuring Phantogram) Non-album single A-Trak, Joshua Carter, Sarah Barthel, Dave 1, Cory Enemy, Mereki
Zella Day "Man on the Moon" Man on the Moon / Hunnie Pie Zella Day Kerr Sole production  
"Hunnie Pie"
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness "Walking in My Sleep" Zombies on Broadway Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Morgan Kibby
2017 Lo Moon "This Is It" Lo Moon Matt Lowell
Lewis Capaldi "Mercy" Bloom Lewis Capaldi Sole production  
2018 Rae Morris "Physical Form" Someone Out There Rae Morris
Finneas O'Connell "Heaven" Non-album single Finneas O'Connell Finneas O'Connell
Lo Moon "Tried to Make You My Own" Lo Moon Matt Lowell, Christian Baker
"My Money" Matt Lowell
"Real Love"
"The Right Thing" Matt Lowell, Samuel Stewart
Empress Of "When I'm with Him" US Jim-E Stac, Empress Of Jim-E Stac, Empress Of
Conan Gray "Generation Why" Sunset Season Sole production  
"Crush Culture" Conan Gray
"Greek God" Sole production  
Lo Moon "For Me, It's You" Non-album single Matt Lowell Matt Lowell
2019 Riverdale Cast "These Are the Moments I Remember" Riverdale: Season 1 (Original Television Soundtrack) Christopher Gabriel
Conan Gray "The King" Non-album single Conan Gray Solee
Hey Violet "Better by Myself" To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (Music from the Netflix Film) Casey Moreta, Gabe Simon, Rena Lovelis, Nia Lovelis
Freya Ridings "Castles" Freya Ridings Freya Ridings Mark Crew, Dan Priddy, Yves Rothman
Caroline Polachek "Door" Pang Caroline Polachek, James Stack, Daniel Eisner Harle Caroline Polachek, James Stack, Daniel Eisner Harle(co.)
"So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings" Caroline Polachek, Teddy Geiger Caroline Polachek
"Look at Me Now" Caroline Polachek, Daniel Eisner Harle Caroline Polachek, Daniel Eisner Harle
"I Give Up" Caroline Polachek, James Stack Caroline Polachek, Jim-E Stack, Dan Carey
Conan Gray "Checkmate" Kid Krow Sole production  
"Comfort Crowd" Conan Gray
2020 "Wish You Were Sober"
"The Cut That Always Bleeds"
"Fight or Flight"
"Affluenza" Conan Gray
"(Can We Be Friends?)"
"Heather" Jam City
"The Story" Sole production  
Lyn Lapid "Producer Man" Non-album single Lyn Lapid
Chappel Roan "California" Non-album single Kayleigh Rose Amstutz
"Love Me Anyway" Non-album single
"Pink Pony Club" Non-album single
2021 half•alive "TIME 2" Non-album single Josh Taylor, J. Tyler Johnson, Brett Kramer & Ariel Rechtshaid
Cautious Clay "Roots" Deadpan Love Johan Lenox, Jim-E Stack, Cautious Clay
ROSIE "100 Headaches" Non-album single Rosaileen Scher
Olivia Rodrigo "Brutal" Sour Olivia Rodrigo Sole production  
"Drivers License"
"1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back" Olivia Rodrigo(co.)
"Deja Vu" Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, St. Vincent Sole production  
"Good 4 U" Olivia Rodrigo Alexander 23(co.)
"Enough for You" Olivia Rodrigo(co.)
"Happier" Sole production  
"Jealousy, Jealousy" Olivia Rodrigo, Casey Smith Jam City(co.)
"Favorite Crime" Olivia Rodrigo Sole production  
"Hope Ur Ok"
Conan Gray "Astronomy" Non-album single Conan Gray


  1. ^ Nigro, Daniel Leonard. "ACE Repertory". ASCAP. Retrieved January 11, 2020.
  2. ^ "Daniel Nigro Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
  3. ^ "Heavy Duty Music – Roster". Heavy Duty Music. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
  4. ^ Vows (Media notes). Kimbra. Warner Bros. Records. 2011.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  5. ^ Night Time, My Time (Media notes). Sky Ferreira. Capitol Records. 2013.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)