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New York City, New York, United States

New York City, New York, United States
Band Rock Reggae


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The best kept secret in music


"Funky is the word"

"Part sassy Debby Harry and part sultry Sade, funky is the word for this debut disc by chameleonic pop singer Annastasia Victory Kuporosova and her reggae-tinged band." ---- Jeffrey Morgan (Detroit Metro Times) - Detroit Metro Times

"Innovative... Worth adding to your collection"

"Annastasia’s voice is similar to the likes of Joan Osborne and Janis Joplin... the band is reminiscent of Ozomatli and Ziggy Marley combined with more guitars... For those who look for something new and innovative to listen to, AñaVañA is worth adding to your collection."---- Kyle Neumann (Chaotic Culture Magazine) - Chaotic Culture Magazine


"Amazing... Sade meets Rock and Reggae" ---- Gene Simmons (Madd Maxx Entertainment) - Gene Simmons

"AñaVañA has it all"

"AñaVañA has it all... musicianship and control in their songwriting… very refreshing… Rock, reggae, Latin and a little jazz… very unique… Anna's style of singing ranges from gutsy, to the sexy jazz style of Norah Jones… Virtually every song has the potential for radio play" ---- Breakthrough Connections - Breakthrough Connections

"Between Annastasia Victory and Gwen Stefani"

"The main difference between Annastasia Victory and Gwen Stefani is that Victory can also belt it out as well as purr… this is radio worthy" ---- Collected Sounds - Collected Sounds

"It’s power pop—it’s reggae"

“It’s power pop—it’s reggae… body-moving with thump thump drums, muscular guitars, rumbling bass… intellectual with creative arrangements, skillful performances, interesting lyrics… complex and highly structured… I love the vocals… a tight, proficient band”---- Jahworks - Jahworks

"Smooth and sexy"

“Annastasia’s vocals are smooth and sexy… experience a new world in their unique diverse music mixture”---- Cool NY - COOL NY

"A pleasant alternative to No Doubt"

“Annastasia can move from belting it out to shy schoolgirl in a heartbeat, and admirably covers all points in between… a pleasant alternative to No Doubt”---- NY Rock - NY Rock

"Sophisticated, lyrically and musically"

“An intriguing blend of Rock and Reggae... sophisticated, lyrically and musically”---- Dagwood Radio - Dagwood Radio

"An uncommon spark"

"Front woman Annastasia Victory delivers a distinctive other-worldly quality... exotic... an uncommon spark"---- Fufkin.com - Fufkin.com


1) Full length selftitled debut CD on Zip Records
2) 6 song EP called Jr.
3) Included on the Global Rhythm Magazine compilation CD accompanying their September issue

1) 911 compilation CD to benefit the victims
2) Windrift Music compilation CD

1) Urban Blues Revival 4 song EP


Feeling a bit camera shy


Ian C. Bouras
2025 Broadway, Suite 23K
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (646) 391-8488

AñaVañA (pronounced onya-vonya) is a Rock / Reggae band from New York City.

The group is currently working on their second record for Zip Records, which is scheduled for release in the Spring of 2005.

The band consists of Annastasia Victory Kuporosova (singer / songwriter / pianist), Ian C. Bouras (songwriter / guitarist), Dan Paccione (bass) and Ed Wiehe (drums)

Annastasia and Ian are the originators of AñaVañA and their music has evolved into a unique style of Rock / Reggae evident on their debut record. Their dedicated fans can enjoy groovy danceable beats with hypnotizing vocal melodies.

As the main songwrites for AñaVañA, Annastasia and Ian were nominated among the top Billboard Songwriters of 2003 and 2004 for their work. Their songs have also been included in the top 18 finalists in the 2002 Windrift International Songwriting Competition, and won a spot on the Windrift 2002 compilation CD.

More recently, album track Colors Fading placed in the top 5 for the Song of the Year Competition as well as second place in the Compo 10 competition. The track Taken Away placed second in the Song of the Month competition in February.

They have also written music for commercials, video companies and have had their music placed in independent films.

AñaVañA have performed around the world, headlining their own shows and playing festivals. They have also performed on and given interviews with international radio and television stations.

With their unique mix of musical styles, songwriting and musicianship AñaVañA separates themselves from the rest of the crowd.