with his own sense of sophisticated pop craft, it's no surprise nick lowe might be something of a bee gees or dionne warwick fan. those both translate into his version of warwick's 1982 bee gees-written (and produced) hit `heartbreaker,` which is part of the new tokyo bay/crying inside ep with los straitjackets that lowe releases june 15 via yep roc records.lowe tells billboard the easygoing, laid-back version of the song is `a soundcheck tune...something we might play before the show. i always thought it was a really, really great song, and like a lot of bee gees songs it really has got sort of hidden depth. i'm a great fan of the bee gees; you don't necessarily know what they're singing about a lot of the time, but they just make this fantastic sound and a lot of their songs are really soulful when you strip them all back. and that song 'heartbreaker' i always thought was a really soulful song.`i just started doing it in the soundchecks and then the straitjackets liked it. they said, 'let's have a go at doing that' and it really turned out well, i thought.`the four-song ep comes in front of lowe's latest tour with los straitjackets -- starting june 22 in jersey city, nj -- and represents his first release of new material in five years. `i'd rather gone off the idea of making any more records,` lowe says, partially because of the marketplace and also because touring had become so busy and lucrative recently. lowe also felt that, `i don't want to be ...