NOOSA

NOOSA

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"NY duo Noosa just dropped their debut EP, and it’s already crept into our hearts as one of the most exciting releases of this year so far. Sky Barbarick’s incredibly versatile vocals provide plenty of emotion to Matt Buszko’s fittingly intense instrumentals." - The Music Ninja

Biography

NOOSA is considered to be one of the most buzzed about indie bands of 2012, composing songs such as "Walk on By" and "Fear of Love" off their first self-titled EP. Comprised of Sky Barbarick, vocals and guitar, and Matt Buszko, production, they both participate in the writing of their songs. After meeting in what they call an otherworldly encounter, they think of themselves as a perfect match. The release of their first EP sparked the interest of popular music blogs, including Perez Hilton and The Music Ninja, as well as reaching #1 on Hype Machine 4 times, but they did not expect all the excitement generated from their first popular release. Within the first week of releasing their first single (Fear of Love), word had spread throughout the major label circuit, and they were entertained by major record companies but have chosen to remain unsigned for the time being.

Sky is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in New York and started writing songs two years ago after wandering Australia. A versatile artist in many mediums which include fine art, design, fashion and cuisine, she has chosen music as her preferred form of expression. Enjoying the benefits of natural birth in her own home, Sky pursues a healthy and holistic lifestyle. Her performance and presence on records and in live performances is undeniably sincere, featuring deep, jumping vocals with elements of folk, electronic, dance, pop, and dreamwave music. Sky's pleasant, but emotionally powerful fairy voice captivates anyone who its ears touch.

Matt graduated from Hofstra University where he continued his study in classical piano. As music is his passion, he has been practicing and developing his production and engineering skills over several years which culminated in the creation of his own personal studio. Matt has also worked as a business analyst at a major banking firm which has come very handy for the business side of NOOSA. Matt's classical training enhances his unique skill to arrange music is both compelling and melodious.

NOOSA is unlike any other band you will see, creating a new genre of music and bringing it to the forefront. Having already developed a musically and visually captivating live show, they are excited and eager to perform. Pleasing the sense with unique instruments, lights, and visuals, it has been described as some kind of etherial folky rave.

Lyrics

Sail

Written By: Sky Barbarick

Wish i never left it had only just begun
Holding in my heart every second now its done
Looking to the stars and asking for the sun
Wish i never left it had only just begun
Airplanes flying to see your face
Something golden falls into place
We could go far somewhere and stay
Warm sun ocean time is broken
Where would you sail away?
Come sail away with me
Did you cry when you saw it happen?
I know I did and can't hide it
Real life dreaming and now we're awake
Separate, so still, nothing feels real
Where would you sail away?
Come sail away with me
Wish i never left it had only just begun
Holding in my heart every second now its done
Looking to the stars and asking for the sun
Wish i never left it had only just begun

Fear of Love

Written By: Sky Barbarick

These waters filled with motion
They're moving every way
The currents getting stronger
We're gonna drown some day
If we don't
Settle down
500 words on paper
To tell you that I'm here
I'm never goin nowhere
Until i hear you say I'm yours
But your heart is armed
Fear of love
Mirrors in the moonlight
You see yourself in every one who crosses your path
But I cant tell you enough
That's not who they are deep inside
Will you let it go
I'll wait for you as long as
It takes for you to see
It seems the devil's got a
Piece of your heart
And you cant see
That your beautiful
Fear of love
Mirrors in the moonlight

Walk On By

Written By: Sky Barbarick

Run when the rhythms right
Go into the night
Floating as the river flows
Easy as it goes to the ocean

Go into the night
Go until you're out of sight
And you're out of my mind

So walk on by, I've got no reason to love you but I do, I do, I do

You're showing me colors of the sky
But all I see grey
You lost me when you lied
Promise me but you never try
Secrets in your eyes
You go and run, I'll hide
You're showing me colors of the sky
But all I see grey
You lost me when you lied
I don't ever wanna be crowned just another prize
It breaks my heart

Lost in the midnight blue shadows of the moon
Here with open arms for you, feeling something so new
Said with me you'd reach the sun
Oh but we were so young
Love me 'till the summer's done
But keep me in your heart so i hold on

So walk on by, I've got no reason to love you but I do, I do, I do

You're showing me colors of the sky
But all I see grey
You lost me when you lied
Promise me but you never try
Secrets in your eyes
You go and run, I'll hide
You're showing me colors of the sky
But all I see grey
You lost me when you lied
I don't ever wanna be crowned just another prize
It breaks my heart

Shook me to the ground now and some how
I feel like you don't know me
Shook me to the ground now I don't even know how
Brought me to a life that you never showed me
Coming from a locked up ghost of yourself
But you're coming from the light
There's more to you then you ever thought there was
Yeah you're coming from the light

Run when the rhythm's right

Discography

NOOSA - EP, 2012
Heartache - Single
NOOSA - Forest Lane 2013

You can listen to all of our released songs on Soundcloud.

On our Sonicbids profile there is an exclusive demo reel including a few songs from our upcoming EP.