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Performer: Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators
Genre: Soul and Funk music
Title: Keep Reachin' Up
Country: Finland
Style: Soul, Funk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1736 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1949 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1596 mb
Rating: 4.1
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After a pair of essentially modern-styled R&B outings, the Brooklyn-born, Europe-based vocalist Nicole Willis struck out in a new direction on her third full-length, teaming up with Finnish funk combo the Soul Investigators in 2005 for a hearty take on '60s and '70s stylings which, by accident or design, fit right in with the vintage soul.

Keep Reachin Up' is a studio album by soul recording act Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators, released on Timmion Records in 2005. The music is by Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators and the record is produced by producer Didier Selin. Timmion Records is located in Helsinki, Finland. The title track of the album 'Keep Reachin' Up' was chosen as one of many songs on US President Barack Obama's Re-election this site Playlist in February 2012. Album "Keep Reachin' Up". Track listing. Feeling Free" - . 7 . If This Ain't Love.

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

On their 2001 album with Calypso King, Soul Strike!, the Soul Investigators soldiered through songs with titles like "Raw Grapes" and "Brand New Potatoes". I don't care who you are - if food populates the titles of your musical compositions, your heart's definitely in the right place.

2007 release of the passionate but suave Mod-Soul collaboration from the lovely and talented vocalist Nicole Willis and celebrated Finnish Funk collective The Soul Investigators. In the cold far North dance underground, they have created a uniquely hot record of romantic grooves! The Brooklyn-born Willis has worked with both Curtis Mayfield and the Brand New Heavies and done crucial work for Mo' Wax, while the Finnish-bred Soul Investigators have crafted two previous full-lengths. Nicole Willis pairs with the Soul Investigators on Keep reaching up to give an old school sound to some new music. The entire album is a good listen, well crafted songs that display the bands talent as well as Nicole's.

Keep Reaching Up. (CD - Pony Canyon Records. After a pair of essentially modern-styled R&B outings, the Brooklyn-born, Europe-based vocalist Nicole Willis struck out in a new direction on her third full-length, teaming up with Finnish funk combo the Soul Investigators in 2005 for a hearty take on '60s and '70s stylings which, by accident or design, fit right in with the vintage soul.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Feeling Free
Organ – Jimi TenorPercussion, Bass, Guitar – Didier
A2 If This Ain't Love (Don't Know What Is)
Bass – Petri ToikkanenFlute, Saxophone – Jimi TenorGuitar – Didier
A3 Keep Reachin' Up
Bass, Guitar – Didier
A4 Blues Downtown
A5 Soul Investigators Theme
Bass – Petri ToikkanenGuitar, Vibraphone – Didier
B1 No One's Gonna Love You
Guitar, Timpani – Didier
B2 Perfect Kind Of Love
Bass – Didier
B3 Invisible Man
Piano, Guitar – DidierTrombone [Solo] – Jay Kortehisto*
B4 My Four Leaf Clover
Guitar – DidierSaxophone, Vocals – Jimi Tenor
B5 Holdin' On
Bass – DidierSaxophone – Jimi Tenor

Credits

  • Arranged By, Directed By – The Soul Investigators
  • Artwork By [Cover Design] – Njoi CoLab, Pablo Steffa
  • Bass – Sami Kantelinen (tracks: A1, A4, B1, B3, B4)
  • Drums – Jukka Sarapää
  • Executive Producer – Jukka Sarapaa
  • Guitar – Petri Toikkanen (tracks: A1, A4, B1, B2, B5)
  • Organ – Antti Määttänen (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B5)
  • Photography By – Mikko Ryhänen
  • Piano – Antti Määttänen (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B4)
  • Producer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Didier Selin*
  • Saxophone – Lasse Tolvanen (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Saxophone [Baritone] – Antti Lauronen (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Strings, Arranged By [Strings] – The Pekka Kuusisto String Orchestra (tracks: A1, B1, B4)
  • Trombone – Erno Haukkala (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Trumpet – Eero Savela (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)

Notes

Recorded, mixed and produced at Timmion / Total Sound Studios, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki.

Different labels (white colour) from Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators* - Keep Reachin' Up
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This is the album's first vinyl pressing on Timmion Records. The logo on the front top right corner states "#1 SOUL PICK TIMMON RECORDS". Barecode was only applied as a sticker on the sealing. This pressing was then followed by the vinyl issue "Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators* - Keep Reachin' Up" with the barcode directly printed on the sleeve's backside.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 3 700398 700892
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Hand-Etched Runout): TIMMION LP-002 A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Hand-Etched Runout): TIMMION LP-002 B-2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TIMMION LP-002 Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Keep Reachin' Up ‎(CD, Album) Timmion Records TIMMION LP-002 Finland 2005
TIMMION LP-002 Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators* Keep Reachin' Up ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Timmion Records TIMMION LP-002 Finland Unknown
TRCD-002 Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Keep Reachin' Up ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Timmion Records TRCD-002 Finland 2005
LITA 028 Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators Keep Reachin' Up ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Light In The Attic LITA 028 US 2007
TIMMION LP-002 Nicole Willis And The Soul Investigators* Keep Reachin' Up ‎(LP, Album) Timmion Records TIMMION LP-002 Finland 2006