KATIA

KATIA

 New York City, New York, USA
BandPop

2010 - YEAR OF THE GIRL!!!

Biography

A classically trained pianist who remains one of the youngest vocal
soloists ever to perform with the Russian Philharmonic, New York-based
singer-songwriter Katia has a pop music style as unique as her background.
Songs like her debut single "Girl Like Me" reveal her classical melodicism
within a pure pop context, in which her lyrics-about the "day-to-day stuff
that girls go through," she says in typically engaging perfect English-are
nailed by her beautiful but insistent singing voice.
Eight years old at the time of her highly publicized performance
with the Russian Philharmonic, the St. Petersburg native, who is now
sponsored by the Baldwin piano company, came to America shortly thereafter.
She has studied music on her own ever since, absorbing along the way
influences ranging from Madonna to Norah Jones-both of whom, incidentally,
have been mentioned among artists whom Katia evokes. Indeed, renowned
producer David Kahne was so impressed by Katia's talent that he offered to
produce "Girl Like Me" in between recording projects for Paul McCartney and
Sting.
But Katia has attracted other noteworthy collaborators as well for
her debut EP, which is also titled "Girl Like Me." Vic Flowers, a producer
and musician whose credits include Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, and Steve
Greenwell, who has engineered for Joss Stone, have assisted on the
production side; producer/engineer Tony Maserati (Destiny's Child, Mariah
Carey) did the mixing. The EP release is due in August, but Katia will
continue her busy schedule up through then and beyond.
She has already written and performed the end-title song for "The
Bleeding," a horror film starring Michael Madsen and Armand Assante that is
slated for release later this year. She also sat down in May for a 40-minute
interview/performance segment on the Internet's cutting-edge BreakThru Radio
site. And she has been invited to perform at a Make a Wish Foundation
benefit in New York in October. And of course, she is playing regularly with
her band of like-minded musicians in numerous locations in her home base.

Lyrics

GIRL LIKE ME

Written By: KATIA

GIRL LIKE ME
VERSE 1
Is this the situation
We find ourselves in today
Another obligation, another debt to pay
Gotta get it right this time around
Been around the block
And now you’re back for more,
back for more
CHORUS
You can be with her, you can be with me
You can be with anybody else you know
Never knew love like this before
You can run around you can search the world
You will never find another girl like me
Guaranteed … guaranteed…
VERSE 2
First time our eyes met you said
You never have felt before,
Simply show you the way, gotta walk through that door
Gotta get it right this time around
Been around the block and now you’re back for more,
back for more
CHORUS
BRIDGE
There’s a first time for everything they say
And I am here to stay
Won’t be the last time
You’ll remember me - open up your eyes and see…
CHORUS 
 (2x)
Guaranteed…

PRETTY PICTURE

Written By: Katia, Jack Knight

PRETTY PICTURE
V1
I’m sick of silly friends
They wonder how you been
You shouldn’t be the one
To walk around and play pretend
hot like the LA winds
A desert in a cloud
Everyone keeps looking up
But the rain ain’t coming down
PRE-CHORUS
If I could see you for you, you could see me for me
If a feeling could play
Like a violin string
If love was a symphony
How would you sing to me
What would you say, hey hey hey hey
CHORUS
PRETTY PICTURE, PRETTY PICTURE
LIKE A TATTOO IN A SCRIPTURE

I’VE BEEN WAITING SO LONG, PUT YOUR NAME IN A SONG
PRETTY PICTURE, PRETTY PICTURE
I SEE ANGELS WHEN I’M WITH YOU
I’VE BEEN WAITING SO LONG,
TO PUT OUR LOVE IN A SONG
V2
Unexpectedly, you’re standing next to me,
I have fallen down, I never fallen deep
On a cold New York City street,
Stranded and alone,
Everyone gets just one wish
Like a soldier coming home
PRE-CHORUS
BRIDGE
Can’t see the sun when you’re too busy staring at the crowd, staring at the crowd
Can’t move on when you’re too busy standing around, standing around
What would you do if today was your last day, last day
Who would you love… what would they say
PRE-CHORUS (2X)
I could see you for you, you could see me for me
If a feeling could play
Like a violin string
If love was a symphony
How would you sing to me
What would you say, hey hey hey hey

Discography

GIRL LIKE ME - CURRENTLY ON ITUNES

Set List

BREAKTHROUGH
ANYWHERE BUT HERE
BACK 2 ME
PIECES
PRETTY PICTURE
BROKEN
YOU
GIRL LIKE ME
MORE MORE MORE
XOXO