Nicole Rae

Nicole Rae

 Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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The number one thing about Nicole Rae is that music is her life, and whether you are listening to her album in your car, or watching her play live, she will make you feel that passion. That's the beauty of great musicians.

Biography

Nicole Rae is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter native to WI. She has moved all over the country and has opened for numerous national touring acts such as Canja Rave, Daphne Willis, The Mike Bjella Brass Band, Scratch Track, Shinobi Ninja, and many more. After spending a few years in Colorado, writing, street performing, and exploring the San Miguel mt. range she came home to re-root and to record her first studio album, "Chasing Foxes", in Madison, WI. Nicole Rae has been in several bands aside from her solo career including Infinity Theory, Nicole Rae and BiL Solomon, and now Nicole Rae and band The Hammer Bros. In a way, it's difficult to throw Nicole into a specific genre or to claim that she sounds like anyone else, but her talent and influence has been compared to Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, Karen O, Pat Benetar, Incubus, and Stevie Nicks. What separates her style and musicianship from others is her comfort and passion of stage performance, her charismatic stature, and beautiful songs. This girl can silence an audience, or have them in an uproar from her passionate songs and interludes of comedic banter. The number one thing to know about Nicole Rae is that music is her life, and whether you are listening to her album in your car, or watching her perform on stage, she will make you feel that passion.

Discography

Chasing Foxes, released independently in 2009, is Nicole Rae's first full length studio album. The single Mamas and Papas receives periodic airplay on 89.9 WORT. Videos, songs, links, and artist info can be viewed at www.myspace.com/nicolereamusik.

Set List

A typical set for Nicole Rae is 1 to 2 hours. The song listings vary from show to show, but at least two covers are usually performed.

Snakeskin Boots
Flying Lessons
Norwegian Wood (Beatles)
Janglin' (Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros)
Mama's and Papa's
King Eliot and the Traveling Suitcase
Tiny Bubbles
Girl
Let's Get Drunk
Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show)
Chasing Foxes
Inside the Mountain
Turn into (Yeah Yeah Yeah's)
Bodies to Love
Mr. Bernard
Our Song