Joanna Swan is a singer who with songwriter Nick Pullin, form the music group Ilya. Based in Bristol, Swan and Pullin began writing music together in the 1980s and performed at private functions and numerous Jazz festivals including the Soho Jazz Festival. They went on to release numerous albums with independent labels under the name of Joanna Swan.
In 2002 Ilya signed a recording deal with Virgin Records and a publishing deal with Chrysalis. They have since released numerous EPs and remixes for other artists on the Virgin rosta and in February 2004 they released their album entitled ‘They Died For Beauty’. Ilya followed this with 'Somerset' (2006), 'Hootchi Cootchi' (under the name Jo Swan)(2007), 'Carving Heads On Cherry Stones' (2009) and 'Songs From The 90's' in 2010, a retrospective of unreleased recordings.. Their songs have featured on advertising campaigns for Revlon, Cacharel’s ‘Amour Amour’ fragrance and David Beckham’s ‘Instinct’ fragrance.
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