The Nice Boys

The Nice Boys is a power pop band hailing from Portland, Oregon. They were formed in 2004[1] by ex-Exploding Hearts guitarist Terry Six, studio keyboardist Brian Lelko, drummer Alan Mansfield, and Colin Jarrell and Gabe Lageson of The Riffs, who, like the Exploding Hearts, were influenced by the punk and rock music of the late 1970s.[2] The Nice Boys are signed to San Francisco/Los Angeles based record company Birdman Records and completed a partial American tour in fall 2006.

The Nice Boys
OriginPortland, Oregon, United States
GenresPower pop
Years active2004–present
LabelsBirdman, Green Noise
Associated actsThe Exploding Hearts, The Riffs
MembersTerry Six
Brian Lelko
Alan Mansfield
Colin Jarrel
Gabe Lageson

Band membersEdit

  • Terry Six – lead vocals and guitar
  • Colin Jarrell – bass guitar and backing vocals
  • Gabe Lageson – guitar and backing vocals
  • Alan Mansfield – drums

Albums and singlesEdit

  • 2005, single - "You Won't See me Anymore" b/w "Lipstick Love"
  • August 2006, album - The Nice Boys featuring tracks:
  1. "Teenage Nights" (Lageson)
  2. "Johnny Guitar" (Lageson, Six)
  3. "Only in Dreams"
  4. "Avenue 29" (Jarrell, Lageson)
  5. "Dugong Along" (Jarrell, Lageson)
  6. "Ain't Been Beat" (Lageson, Six)
  7. "Another Girl" (Lageson, Six)
  8. "All Our Good Times" (Jarrell)
  9. "Southern Streets" (Six)
  10. "Cheryl Anne, Carry On" (Lageson)
  • 2007, single - "Very Mary" b/w "Wake Up Girl"


  1. ^ Appelgren, Christopher (2006-10-13). "The Nice Boys | KQED Arts". Retrieved 2015-09-30.
  2. ^ Mason, Stewart. "The Nice Boys | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-08-16.

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