|Years active 1997–present|
|Name Leslie Mills|
|Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer, actress|
Labels Atlantic, Tiny Violet Records
Albums Different for Girls, Feel Like LA: The Hollywood Collection, Everlasting Road, Falling Off the World
Movies 23rd Psalm: Redemption, The Identical, Wild Sands
Genres Pop music, Alternative rock
Similar People Nathan Pacheco, Ender Thomas, Yanni, Chloe, Ric Wake
Associated acts Peter Cetera, Yanni
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Leslie Mills is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
- Leslie mills lucky
- Leslie mills wings barbie and the swan lake
- Studio albums
- Songs in film
- Songs for television
- Soundtracks and compilations
- Songs on other albums
- Awards and nominations
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Originally from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, Mills spent her formative years studying dance, theater and music. She got her start fronting the New York-based band To The Moon Alice with A&M Records before relocating to Nashville to begin her solo career. Mills met her long-time collaborating partner, the Australian writer/producer Chris Pelcer and began writing songs for her solo project along with co-writing the single "Just Like Love" for Peter Cetera, and "Rule The World" for Cetera's album Another Perfect World. Mills also co-wrote the title track and single One Determined Heart for Australian artist Paulini, which debuted at number one on the ARIA Charts and certified platinum by the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association).
Mills signed as a writer to Paul McCartney's publishing company MPL and received an Emmy Nomination for the song On My Own. She signed with Atlantic Records, and released her debut album Different for Girls which included producers such as David Kahne, John Shanks, and co-productions by Mills and Pelcer. While signed to Atlantic Records, Mills began to get her songs into film and soundtracks such as What A Girl Wants, White Oleander, and The Powerpuff Girls Movie. She left Atlantic Records, and continued to write songs for television and film while working on her second album Everlasting Road which was released in 2007 (produced by Mills with Pelcer) on her own label Tiny Violet Records.
Other film and TV credits for Mills' songs include Barbie of Swan Lake, My Scene Goes Hollywood, Gray Matters, My Best Friend's Girl, Just My Luck, Las Vegas, Guiding Light.
Work with YANNI: Mills was a featured artist as part of the 2009 Yanni Voices tour of US, Canada, and Mexico. She wrote and recorded for the project with the musical artist Yanni for two years. Four songs featuring Mills are included on the Yanni Voices album Disney Pearl, along with Mills' featured in the PBS special Yanni Voices Live From the Forum in Acapulco which aired in the U.S. in March 2009, with a full-length DVD released in October of the same year. Mills also wrote and performed two songs on Yanni's album Truth of Touch in 2011. She also had songs featured on Yanni's album Sensuous Chill in 2016.
ACTING: Mills returned to pursuing acting in 2010 along with continuing to do music and has been in numerous films since. Her film credits include The Identical starring Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, and Seth Green, Tunnel Vision starring Cristos, Ion Overman, Scott Haze, and the Indie Award-winning short film "Wild Sands". She appeared in Season 2 of ABC's NASHVILLE, and had a recurring role on Season 6 of Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime in 2015.