History

Nelson-O’Reilly Productions

In 1994 Songwriter, Creative Director, Bernadette O’Reillly and Composer, Producer, Songwriter Eve Nelson formed Nelson-O’Reilly Productions after launching the career of Billy Crawford. Manhattan-based Nelson-O’Reilly Productions, provided music production services from concept to production. Nelson O’Reilly also conceived Chaka Khan’s 2004 jazz standards album, “Classikhan,” which O’Reilly executive produced. She filled the same role for comedienne Sandra Bernhard’s Broadway debut, “I’m Still Here…Damn It!” In the 15 years Nelson-O’Reilly Produced and wrote songs for Donna Summer, Heather Nova, Laura Branigan, Angela Bofill, Eva Cassidy and a host of others.  At the same the duo was producing Commercial spots for several hit campaigns for LOEWS, L’OREAL, EXXON, NBA, ESPN, LIFETIME, TNT  while placing songs in Feature film soundtracks and creating theme songs for Network branding and Television theme songs.

  • donnasummer-goldDonna Summer
    Gold
    When love cries
    Written by Donna Summer, Eve Nelson, Keith Diamond, Smith and Henly.
  • heather-novaHeather Nova
    South
    Like lovers do
    Produced by Eve Nelson and Bryan Adam.
  • laura-braniganLaura Branigan
    Remember me
    “If that’s what it takes” Produced by Eve Nelson
    “I can see again” Produced by Eve Nelson Written by E. Nelson and D. Scanlon.
    “I know you by heart” Produced by E. Nelson. Written by E. Nelson and D. Scanlon.
  • ben-jelenBen Jelen
    Give it all away
    “Criminal” Produced by Eve Nelson
    Stay Written by Bernadette O’Reilly, Ben Jelen and the Matrix.
  • classic-kahnChaka Khan
    ClassicKhan
    “Goldfinger”
    Produced and arranged
    by Eve Nelson
    London Symphony Orchestra: conducted by Eve Nelson.
  • sandraSandra Bernhard
    I’m still here damn it!
    Produced by Eve Nelson
    Executive producer, Bernadette O’Reilly
    “On The Runway” Sandra Bernhard
    Produced and remixed by Eve Nelson and Mitch Kaplan.
  • angela-bofilAngela Bofill
    I wanna love somebody
    Produced and arrangedby Eve Nelson.
  • sarah-brooksSarah Brooks
    What is my heart for
    “What is my heart for?” Written by Eve Nelson and Diane Scanlon.
    Executive producer, Bernadette O’Reilly.
  • eva-casidyEva Cassidy
    Eva by heart
    “I know you by heart”
    Written by Eve Nelson and Diane Scanlon.
  • billy-crawfordBilly Crawford
    Billy Crawford
  • billy-crawford2Billy Crawford
    Mary Lopez
    “Mary Lopez” clip
  • billy-crawford3Billy Crawford
    “Urgently in love”
  • billy-crawford4Billy Crawford
    “When you’re in love with someone”
  • billy-crawford-rideBilly Crawford
    Ride
    “Ride”
    Written by Bernadette O’Reilly.
  • dsb-atlantisDemolition String Band
    Pulling up Atlantis
    Executive producer, Bernadette O’Reilly.
  • willa-fordWilla Ford
    Willa Ford was here
    “ooh, ooh”
    “Don’t You Wish”
    “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme”
    Both written by Eve Nelson and Willa Ford.
  • god-shave-the-queenGod shave the queen
    Donna Giles
    “After the sex”
    Produced by Eve Nelson Written by Steve Mercer and Eve Nelson.
  • tramaine-hawkinsTramaine Hawkins
    To a higher place
    “Who’s gonna carry you?”
    Produced and arranged by Eve Nelson.
    Written by Eve Nelson and Diane Scanlon.
  • raven-symoneRaven Symone
    This is my time
    “Life is beautiful”
    Written by Eve Nelson, Jeff Franzel, Maria Christensen, and Shelly Pieken.
  • 100-energy100% energy
    “Never leave you lonely”
    Written by Eve Nelson, S. Stallings and A. Curless.
    Produced by Eve Nelson.
  • heather-nova-serendipitySerendipity
    Heather Nova
    “Lovers do”
    Produced by Eve Nelson and Bryan Adams.
  • stuart-littleStuart Little
    “Lucky day”
    Written by Eve Nelson, Matt Göss and Carole Bayer Sager.
    Produced by Eve Nelson.
  • trlTRL Christmas
    “gimmee, gimmee, gimmee”
    Written by Eve Nelson and Willa Ford.
    Produced by Eve Nelson.
  • haley-wHayley Westerna
    Odyssey
    “You Are Water”
    by Hayley Westenra.
    Written by: A. Parness, A. Forbes & E. Nelson.
    Produced by Eve Nelson.