Jill Aikas St Thomas, known at the time as Sandra Jill Aikas and Ray Carroll in 1987 founded the Sire Reprise electronic band Waterlillies from New York City. Having answered Jill’s ad in the Village Voice, they met under the arch of Washington Square Park to exchange cassettes of project they were working on. By 1995 the duo had released (2) full length albums, “Evoloptuouisity” their first and the follow up “Tempted”. In 1995 they were nominated Best New Artist at the New York Music Awards and their album Tempted was listed as one of the Top Ten Albums of 1994 by Entertainment Weekly. Their single Never Get Enough from their album Tempted reached Number 1 on the Billboard Chart, their 3rd top 20 hit.
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Tired of you
Pregnant with her daughter Elektra, Jill founded Suicide lounge in 2004. A stripped-down Jazz homage to obscure covers of her favorite songs. Piano and vocals set the stage for this night club act that performed in the smoky and sultry South West region of the U.S.
Some Titles include;
People just ain’t no good, originally by
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds-
Paralyzed, originally by the Waterlillies,
Jill Alikas St Thomas working with Glen Neff created Sonic Fleur an electronic world trance duo in 2010.
My Heart Feels Everything
It’s Not Easy Being Happy
Shadow of a Smile