Nova

Nova

 San Diego, California, USA
BandPopSoul

Nova is a soul/pop artist whose music lifts your spirit, challenges your soul and makes you face reality. Her unique style flows into any genre. Nova will make you dance, make you sing, and keep you dreamin'

Biography

If you ask someone that was born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada what their primary language was growing up, you might expect for them to say English, or even French. However, if you ask native Canadian Nova Page what her first language was, she will undoubtedly smile, and tell you that her first language was Music.

Nova was born to sing. At the tender age of two she was already singing solos at her church. By the time that she turned thirteen, Nova was writing and recording jingles for local and national marketing campaigns. After touring Canada and parts of the U.S. with a Variety show in her late teenage years, Nova soon landed in Southern California where she began a career in music.

After signing with an independent record label, Nova began gaining experience working with a diverse array of established producers from K-Lou (produced rapper E-40) to Femi Ojetunde (produced projects with Quincy Jones) just to name a few. However, after years of being told by industry types where, how, and what she should sing, she was so discouraged by the process that, at her lowest point, she vowed that she would never sing again. Shortly after she left for Las Vegas, Nevada and buried her talents in the desert sand. Fortunately, her faith and support system would help to pick her up, dust her off and keep her moving toward sharing the God-given gifts that make up who she is.

Nova soon left Las Vegas and moved to San Diego, California, where she reacquainted herself with the music industry and quickly became known locally as a powerful stage performer, highly demanded studio session singer, and dynamic songwriter. Working on projects ranging from writing and singing demos alongside renowned bass player and producer Josquin Des Pres, to authoring music construction kits for sample loop giant Big Fish Audio, Nova continued to develop her uniquely soulful vocal style. All the while she was waiting and praying for an avenue to share her own music story with the world.

Nova’s time came shortly after when she was introduced to an up and coming young producer named Brandon Steppe by another artist, King David of T.H.U.G. Gospel Records. The Two clicked creatively and began work on Novas first solo release titled, “On the Couch”.

“For me, ‘On the Couch’ is not just an album. It is the fruit of years of perseverance through tough experiences, hard work, and Godly timing. I am thankful that I have been given the opportunity to tell my story told the way that it was put in my heart to tell. I pray that the stories on this album, some mine, some inspired by others, will touch those that they were created to touch and leave a lasting impression. I invite you to sit down, relax, and listen.”

-Nova

Oct 2009 Kick Gas Festival
Oct 2009 Hope 4 Samoa Benefit Concert hosted by the Katinas
Oct 2009 Fox 5 News Feature on the Morning Show
2009 Anthology - 1st Homegrown Hour Live at Anthology
Sept 2009 Ramona Main Stage
Sept 2009 "On the Couch" featured on KPRI 102.1 Homegrown Hour
Sept 2009 Finalist in the 15th Annual Temecula Valley Intl Film Festival's Music Fest
August 2009 "On the Couch" featured on KPRI 102.1 Homegrown Hour
August 2009 "Deeper" featured on KPRI 102.1 Homegrown Hour
August 2009 Edge Lounge & Restaurant
August 2009 BackStage @ the Bitter End
August 2009 2009 Best of the Blessed Music Award Winner - Christian Music Awards
July 2009 "On the Couch" featured on KPRI 102.1 Homegrown Hour
2009 Q&A interview featuring "Up & Coming" Artists in "Risen Magazine"
June 2009 Local Artist featured on San Diego's Fox News segment "Where to Worship"
May 2009 Love Now Benefit Concert, El Cajon, CA
April 2009 Los Angeles Mission Easter Concert - performed for over 5,000 people
April 2009 New Era Event, Indio, CA
June 2008 San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA
May 2008 Spirit West Coast, Del Mar Fairgrounds
2007 Big Fish Audio collaboration on "Vocal Hooks" which is sold exclusively in Guitar Center
2006 Original Music placed on CBS "Christmas at Waters Edge"
2006 - present Music collaborations placement on TMZ, Tyra, and Ellen

Lyrics

Never Left Me

Written By: Nova

I don't know what the next step is, I feel a little unprepared for this but I know I heard you say, One day, One day, you're gonna run when you thought you couldn't stand, you're gonna love when you got nothing left you've got a fight in you don't back down, keep moving. Oh I trust you no reason not to all of me is here where all of you has never left me. Here I am a foot away from the wall I used so long to prop me up, you said take a step it's okay, cause one day one day you're gonna do what you only dreamed you're gonna write a song and it will fall into your heart and it will stay, one day, one day- oh I trust you no reason not to all of me is here where all of you has never left me - Sometimes I stayed a little while too long and I cried feeling sorry for my sorry little self wanted to die, you said I'll be there when you slow down but I won't let you stop and stay there, you gotta see the sun in the rain find the strength through your pain oh it made you who you are today - oh I trust you no reason not all of me is here where all of you has never left me..

On the Couch

Written By: Nova

You came to my house sat on the couch hiding behind all the pillows. asking for help but were you, were you really asking? This could be a great waste of my time and your time. are we gonna talk or regurgitate the lies we learned since we were five? Don't hide like the loose change in the corner of the couch, no no you can't go on like that go down like that no, won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? oh, won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? oh, won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? won't it be nice yeah yeah! You talk till it burns and die at the though of apologizing you'd rather come to an impasse be all alone. Is that you talking? sorries haven't found their way to invade your vocabulary don't you know one word heart behind changes minds. why can't you see this? Don't hide like the loose change in the corner of the couch, oh you can't go on like that go down like that, no won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? oh, won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? oh, won't it be nice to be cleaned out and be right? won't it be nice yeah yeah! bah da da da...won't it be nice? You gotta clean it out, clean it out, oh won't it be nice cleaned out, won't it be nice? Yeah what's it gonna take for you to figure it out?

Discography

2008
On the Couch
Image
Do Something
Okay
Deeper
Lost
True Love
Hey Baby
Plans
Sunshine
Never Left Me
Awake
Mother and Son

Set List

Nova's typical set list is for a 30 to 45min set is:
On The Couch
Lost
Deeper
True Love
Sunshine

However, she also has an hour long set:
On the Couch
Lost
Deeper
Image (acoustic)
Okay (acoustic)
True Love
Never Left Me
Sunshine