Nicolette (full name Nicolette Suwoton) is a UK singer-songwriter of Nigerian parentage. Living in London , she was born 1964 in Glasgow, Scotland, and has lived in Nigeria, Switzerland, France, and Belgium. Her music, although falling broadly into the field of electronica, is characterised by many influences, including, jazz, classical, blues, folk, and African. This has resulted in a highly individualistic sound due in part to the diverse variety of music her father played and taught her as a child. Known for her distinctive sensual, childlike voice, she has been described as " Billie Holiday on acid".
Nicolette may refer to:
- Nicolette (album), a 1978 album release by Nicolette Larson
- Nicolette (novel), a 1922 novel by Baroness Orczy
- Nicolette, West Virginia, a community in the United States
People with the surname Nicolette:
- Mike Nicolette, American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1970s and 1980s
People with the given name Nicolette:
- Nicolette (musician), a UK singer/songwriter of Nigerian parentage.
- Nicollette Sheridan, British actress known for her portrayal of Edie Britt on Desperate Housewives
- Nicolette Larson, American singer best known for her cover version of Neil Young's Lotta Love
- Nicolette Palikat, Malaysian singer from Tambunan, Sabah
- Nicolette Hellemans, former international rower from the Netherlands
- Nicolette Grant, character on the HBO series Big Love
- Nicolette Bethel, Bahamian teacher, writer and anthropologist
- Nicolette Krebitz, German actress
Orczy's Nicolette is a re-telling of the medieval French story Aucassin and Nicolette.
Category:1922 novels Category:British novels Category:Historical novels Category:Novels by Baroness Emma Orczy
Nicolette by Nicolette Larson was released by Warner Bros. Records in 1978. It reached #15 on the US pop charts and #1 in Canada and was certified gold in both markets.
Larson came to public attention singing backup for Neil Young on American Stars 'n Bars and Comes a Time. Her first charting single was Young's composition " Lotta Love" which reached #1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. Eddie Van Halen appears uncredited on guitar on "Can't Get Away From You".
It was re-released on CD in 2005 on the Wounded Bird label.