Nick Foster

For the British auto racing driver, see Nick Foster (racing driver).
Nick Foster
Born UK
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, composer
Years active 1996–present

Nick Foster is a multiple BAFTA-winning[1] British TV composer and music producer who has worked extensively over the past fifteen years. He is best known for composing music for television shows in the UK and US, such as The Cube,[2] the Derren Brown[3] programmes, Hank Zipzer, Penn & Teller,and for commercials. In his early career he was known for his work as a record producer and songwriter for acts including Gary Barlow, East 17, Toploader and S Club 7.


Nick Foster began his career working as a keyboard player for legendary hitmakers Stock Aitken Waterman, before forming Rose & Foster with Mike Rose.[4] He wrote and produced records by artists such as Gary Barlow, East 17, Toploader, Gabrielle, Lolly, Boyzone and Kylie. Rose & Foster were also responsible for discovering S Club 7 singer Rachel Stevens, and subsequently wrote & produced hits for the band, as well as their offshoot S Club Juniors.

Since 2005, Nick has worked as a composer & producer for television and commercials. His work can be seen on advertising campaigns including those for Sony Bravia "Paint",[5] Smirnoff "Sea", Levi's "Straight Walking",[6][7] and Stella Artois "Ice Skating Priests".


Notable Work





Writer / Producer



  1. Cafe 80s interview with Rose and Foster
  2. "Silver Honours 2007". Retrieved 2008-10-26.
  3. Staff (Nov 1, 2006). "Boards :: The Sound of Selling". Boards. Retrieved 2008-10-26.
  4. "Close-Up: Live issue – 'Unsung heroes' shine at the BTA Craft Awards". November 2, 2007. Retrieved 2008-10-26.
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