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Nicole Willis & The Soul InvestigatorsThe shining stars of contemporary soul music, Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators re-emerge in early 2013 with their much anticipated album “Tortured Soul” on the Timmion Records label. The new album presents a new personal sound for the group, which became known around the world in 2005 with their debut album “Keep Reachin’ Up”.

With their debut album “Keep Reachin’ Up” the Brooklyn born singer and Finland’s finest funk outfit drew praise from the media and audiences around the globe. The first single “If This Ain’t Love” became a dance floor hit from New York clubs to UK’s northern soul circles. The second hit single “Feeling Free” was chosen as the Track Of The Year by the renowed music connoisseur Gilles Peterson in his Worldwide Awards in 2006. “Keep Reachin’ Up” was also listed among Urban Albums Of The Year by Mojo magazine. The album was licensed to France, Benelux, Italy, UK, Japan, and the United States & Canada.

Naturally, this sophomore album has all the qualities that made their cardinal album a worldwide smash: the raw production techniques of Didier Selin, Nicole Willis and The Soul Investigators’ unique songwriting and self-styled musicianship, and the sultry stylings of the Pekka Kuusisto’s string arrangements. Several tracks also feature horn arrangements and playing by the multi-talented jazz musician, Jimi Tenor. An equally new turn, is the dusky sound of these wild ones, which could be compared to the era when Motown stepped from their 1960’s pop sound more towards progressive times.

The new album “Tortured Soul” will be available in Europe as a double LP in a custom deluxe gatefold sleeve including download code, CD, MC, and digital download.


01. Light Years Ahead
02. Break Free (Shake A Tail Feather)
03. On The East Side
04. Best Days Of Our Lives
05. Time To Get Business Straight
06. Delete My Number
07. I’ll Just Sit And Daydream
08. Tell Me When (We Can Start Our Love Thing Once Again)
09. It’s All Because Of You
10. Now I Can Fly
11. You Got Me Moonwalking

The album Nicole Willis & The Soul InvestigatorsTortured Soul” (Timmion) has been released March 1, 2013.

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