Claire K Nicolson

Songwriter, Singer, Player.

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Claire Nicolson is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter with a successful session career from London, singing and playing with many an established act, Alabama 3, Sam Brown, Martina Topley Bird, The Waterboys, Mike Oldfield, Kula Shaker and more, she is also a songwriter and has a studio at home enabling her to record sessions at home.

Hello, I am a professional singer/songwriter from the UK. I can write, record, and sing/play over your productions in pretty much any genre.
I can easily record sessions at home using Logic for lead vocals, top lining, backing vocals, demo vocals, string parts, songwriting, acoustic guitar, ukulele, keyboards.

Please contact me with any questions you have.

I look forward to working with you!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Interview with Claire K Nicolson

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: I will do it how they would like me to do it. I listen very carefully to instructions.

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: I will do it how they would like me to do it. I listen very carefully to instructions.

  5. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  6. A: Writing and recording my own music with some incredible musicians makes me extremely proud and very humble.

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: I will do it how they would like me to do it. I listen very carefully to instructions.

  9. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  10. A: My 3rd album.

  11. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  12. A: Hugo Nicolson

  13. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  14. A: Digital. I don't have analog but I would love to have it too.

  15. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  16. A: Getting it right for my clients.

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: 25 years.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: My style is my own.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: Too many to list but here's a few.... Pink, Alison Krauss, Courtney Bartlett, Stevie Nicks, Arcade Fire, Tunng, Empire of The Sun.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Less is more.

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: All sorts. I've worked on mediums such as trance, edm dance to country, blues, americana, alternative. My voice and style enables me to cover most genres.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Singing

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: Originality and a unique voice.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: It depends on what i've been asked to do.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: I have a small studio using logic, with a good vocal mic and booth for recording and a baby grand piano and weighted keyboard. I have a fender electric guitar, a Dupont acoustic guitar and several ukuleles.

  35. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  36. A: Vocals

  37. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  38. A: Playing guitar and the piano on New Years Eve 2000 Millennium gig with Mike Oldfield at the Brandenburg Gate. We had a 200 piece Russian choir behind us, it was one of the most spectacular moments what with all the excitement and the fireworks... That was just bonkers.. but basically i'm really the most proud when an idea just comes together. Out of no where.

  39. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  40. A: My own album.

  41. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  42. A: Hugo Nicolson

  43. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  44. A: Digital.

  45. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  46. A: Getting it right for my clients.

  47. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  48. A: For 20 years or more.

  49. Q: How would you describe your style?

  50. A: My style is my own.

  51. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  52. A: Too many to list but here's a few.... Pink, Alison Krauss, Courtney Bartlett, Stevie Nicks, Arcade Fire, Tunng, Empire of The Sun.

  53. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  54. A: Less is more.

  55. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  56. A: All sorts. I've worked on mediums such as trance, edm dance to country, blues, americana, alternative. My voice and style enables me to cover most genres.

  57. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  58. A: Singing

  59. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  60. A: Originality and a unique voice.

  61. Q: What's your typical work process?

  62. A: It depends on what i've been asked to do.

  63. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  64. A: I have a small studio using logic, with a good vocal mic and booth for recording and a baby grand piano and weighted keyboard. I have a fender electric guitar, a Dupont acoustic guitar and several ukuleles.

  65. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  66. A: Vocals

  67. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  68. A: A guitar, a ukulele. an applemac with logic, a keyboard and a mic.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Elizabeth Fraser
  • Sam Brown
  • Kirsty MacColl
Gear Highlights
  • Logic
  • Applemac
  • Baby Grand Piano
  • Fender Guitar
  • Ukuleles
  • Weighted Keyboard
  • Loop Pedal and various other pedals.
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