Nicole Willis

Real Name:
Nicole Daniele Willis
Profile:
Ms Willis began singing and writing songs in New York with Blue Period and the Hello Strangers in 1984. Ms Willis sang with a group called Washington Week In Review in London in 1985.
In 1989, Nicole sang back-ups and lead vocals on The The's 'Mind Bomb' tour. The following year, she joined Repercussions, releasing "Promise" on Mo Wax in 1992 and then collaborated with Curtis Mayfield on "Let's Do It Again"released on Reprise Records. Ms Willis recorded on albums "Earth And Heaven" and "Charmed Life",
as lead vocalist and songwriter of Repercussions. Ms Willis recorded the track "Swords" with Leftfield from the album "Rhythm And Stealth", released in 1999. Producing and recording with Maurice Fulton and ex husband Jimi Tenor, she released the albums "Soul Makeover" (2000) and "Be It" (2004) on electronic label Puu/Sähkö Recordings.
From 2003-2015, she recorded with Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators 3 studio albums, "Keep Reachin' Up", "Tortured Soul" & "Happiness In Every Style". Released 2 albums under the name Cola & Jimmu with Jimi Tenor, from 2013-2014 "Enigmatic" & "I Give To You My Love And Devotion", with which she began her record label Herakles Records. Also produced "Haunted By Hallucinations" with Jimi Tenor, released on Herakles Records in 2014. Further collaborations with Jonathan Maron, Jimi Tenor and UMO Jazz Orchestra on Persephone Records, sub-label of Herakles Records in 2017.
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Albums

PUU 21 Nicole Willis - Soul Makeover album art Nicole Willis Soul Makeover(CD, Album) Sähkö Recordings, Puu PUU 21 Finland 2000 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Be It album art Nicole Willis Be It (Album) Puu, Puu, Sähkö Recordings Finland 2004 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Keep Reachin' Up album art Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators - Keep Reachin' Up (Album) Timmion Records Finland 2005 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Tortured Soul album art Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators - Tortured Soul (Album) Timmion Records, Timmion Records, Timmion Records Finland 2013 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Happiness In Every Style album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Happiness In Every Style (Album) Timmion Records, Timmion Records Finland 2015 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - My Name Is Nicole Willis album art Nicole Willis & Umo Jazz Orchestra Nicole Willis & Umo Jazz Orchestra - My Name Is Nicole Willis (Album) Persephone Records (2), Herakles Records 2017 Sell This Version
PERSE005 Nicole Willis - My Soul Sensation album art Nicole Willis & Banda Palomita Nicole Willis & Banda Palomita - My Soul Sensation(LP, Album) Persephone Records (2) PERSE005 Europe 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AR 45375 Nicole Willis - Tell Me Why album art Garo (4) Featuring Nicole Willis Garo (4) Featuring Nicole Willis - Tell Me Why(CD, Maxi) Alles Records AR 45375 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - All The Time album art Nicole Willis All The Time Puu Finland 2000 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Swords album art Leftfield Featuring Nicole Willis Leftfield Featuring Nicole Willis - Swords (Single) Hard Hands UK 2000 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Curiosity album art Nicole Willis Curiosity Puu Finland 2001 Sell This Version
Puu28 Nicole Willis - Siesta album art Nicole Willis Siesta(12") Puu Puu28 Finland 2002 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - You Better Change / Raw Steaks album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators With Jimmy Tenor* Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators With Jimmy Tenor* - You Better Change / Raw Steaks (Single) Sahco Records Finland 2003 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Say It album art Nicole Willis Say It Sähkö Recordings Finland 2003 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - If This Ain't Love (Don't Know What Is) album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - If This Ain't Love (Don't Know What Is) (Single, Maxi) Timmion Records Finland 2005 Sell This Version
none Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - A Perfect Kind Of Love(CD, Maxi) Timmion Records none Finland 2005 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - My Four Leaf Clover / Holdin' On album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators With Jimmy Tenor* Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators With Jimmy Tenor* - My Four Leaf Clover / Holdin' On (Single) Timmion Records Finland 2006 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Feeling Free album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Feeling Free (Single) Timmion Records UK 2006 Sell This Version
MMSI-002 Nicole Willis - Are You Ready To The Party? album art Mr. Comicstore Feat. Nicole Willis Mr. Comicstore Feat. Nicole Willis - Are You Ready To The Party?(7") Mamushi Records MMSI-002 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
ATC013 LTD Nicole Willis - Holding On / Invisible Man album art Afronaught Vs Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators / Simbad Vs Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Afronaught Vs Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators / Simbad Vs Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Holding On / Invisible Man(12") Above The Clouds ATC013 LTD UK 2007 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Tell Me When (We Can Start Our Love Thing Once Again) / It’s All Because Of You album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Tell Me When (We Can Start Our Love Thing Once Again) / It’s All Because Of You (Single) Timmion Records Finland 2012 Sell This Version
001 Nicole Willis - Loving You Is All I Wanna Do / You Got Me Moonwalking album art Ebony Evans / Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Ebony Evans / Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Loving You Is All I Wanna Do / You Got Me Moonwalking(7") Oslo Soul Experience 001 Norway 2013 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - One In A Million album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - One In A Million (Single) Timmion Records Finland 2015 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Paint Me In A Corner album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Paint Me In A Corner (Single, EP) Timmion Records France 2015 Sell This Version
Nicole Willis - Let's Communicate album art Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Let's Communicate (Single) Timmion Records Finland 2015 Sell This Version

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eggfooyoung

eggfooyoung

April 23, 2020
Super underrated! Keep Reachin' Up is a gem of an album.

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