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Paul Hicks is a three-time Grammy Award winning musician, 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 [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 scoring 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 his composing partner Dhani Harrison, Hicks has also written the original theme for the Netflix produced documentary show Dogs and the score the new HBO four-part documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed.

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  1. ^ http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,2761539,00.html
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/figure-8-r471955/credits
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/good-evening-new-york-city-mw0001327870/credits
  4. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/you-are-here-r1503722/credits
  5. ^ http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/oct09/articles/beatlesremasters.htm
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/paul-hicks-p221918/charts-awards
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ http://www.speakersincode.com/2014/08/interview-paul-hicks-of-thenewno2.html
  9. ^ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dhani-harrison-scoring-beautiful-creatures-421934
  10. ^ http://filmmusicreporter.com/2014/07/24/learning-to-drive-to-feature-music-by-dhani-harrison-paul-hicks/
  11. ^ http://www.mikeragogna.com/dhani-harrison-others-score-divide/[permanent dead link]