PRESS

"Die russisch-amerikanische Songschreiberin träumt sich in blumige ("Snapshots of Sky") und versunkene Pianoballaden ("Open Your Eyes")..."
 

(German Issue) September 2015

 
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"Nikki amazes me. I am in constant search for artists that grasp that inner feeling of intense emotion and her music inspires exactly that. The combination of her voice and the music melody in songs like "After Today" and "Little Green Piece of Life" captures such intense feelings of incredible beauty, that it feels like I'm falling in love. Music like this is very powerful. That’s putting it lightly.”
Mikey Jayy - “The Great Unknowns” & “All Indie Magazine”
 

 
"Forova’s first break came after she won MTV’s Duets, a national competition, for a chance to perform with Grammy nominated artist Vanessa Carlton. " www.musicnewsnashville.com 
 

 
"The singer's sultry voice will explode on stage, as her passion for music and live performance, will be unleashed to fans and new comers. The new album is packed with raw emotional tracks, touching on the singer's insight of human nature and of her life journey thus far. Forova recently completed her successful first tour throughout Europe. Her authenticity and extraordinary performances captivated fans' hearts in Paris, Munich, Frankfurt, Helsinki, and Milan. With the release of "Revving Wings."
Tasya Swisko - News Blaze 
 

 
"Passionate composer and songwriter Nikki Forova writes about simple and forgotten truths and the beauties of life. Her music is able to provoke individuals to seek true spirituality within themselves by reaching out beyond social norms or media conditioning."
Santa Monica Observer 
 

"The pure voice of Nikki Forova echoes in your head as you hear her melodic and soothing voice. The simplicity of these songs enters your spirit and stir up thought provoking memories. With the quintessential piano and the rawness of a voice inspired by many famous female singers, she has conjured a new sound that stops any replication."
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Nikki Forova Biography

 
 
 
Nikki Forova is an indie pop singer-songwriter known for her unique voice, piano-driven songwriting with whimsical, philosophical lyrics and sound-rich productions thriving on Nikki's arrangements of strings, accordion, erhu, trombone, dulcimer and synths woven in between drums, bass and piano. Her style has influences of singer-songwriter, folk, alternative and cinematic music. Nikki's following is in the West of United States and Europe.  

Nikki's changing lifestyle makes her feel like a citizen of the world, a cosmopolitan. She was born in USSR to a family of accomplished theater actors. Being an average family, they couldn't afford the piano, so Nikki's mother took her to local kindergartens to practice classical piano after hours. When she was seven she got a black piano as a gift. This unearthed Nikki's gift for writing songs and composing. After the wall fell, Nikki moved to USA, where she lived for fifteen years. She received recognition through performances in the Los Angeles indie scene and her MTV appearance doing a duet with Vanessa Carlton, of a hit song “A Thousand Miles.”

Shortly after, Nikki co-produced her first album Revving Wings. It came to life as multi-colorful powerful musical work, a cross-over between singer-songwriter, eclectic and alternative rock genres. Upon its release in 2010, Nikki launched into a self-organized two year tour to Europe (co-touring with an American Idol finalist, Shaun Canon) and USA. Received with big emotions, tearful and happy, personal stories poured out of fans during the after-the-show hang outs. Press was comparing Nikki's delivery to that of Bjork and Imogen Heap. “Revving Wings” was remixed and remastered with Simon Heyworth (Erasure, Imogen Heap, Depeche Mode) and re-released in 2012.

Nikki's life made a surprising turn when a true love found her. She moved to Italy. Inspired by love and challenged to keep a life balance she wrote most of her upcoming album, "White Dandelions", there. After a year, she moved to Switzerland where she lives now and continued working on the production of White Dandelions by frequently flying to London. "White Dandelions" sound and lyrics reveals fullness of creative imagination and deep soulful warmth that capture human beauty, our life struggle, search for meaning and search for love. In the heart of Nikki's storytelling is the philosophy of beautiful and painful human experience that makes us all one and connected to each other. In her song "Supernova" Nikki puts two people in love and everyone's desire to be loved in a grand perspective of the Universe and human history on Earth. 

Co-produced with two world-known London producers, Andreas Olsson  (Mary J. Blige, Jason Mraz, Train) and Patrick Wood (Youtube wonder, Emily and The Woods). 

In March 2013 Nikki launched on her self-organized White Dandelions US pre-release Tour. During Nikki’s tour Music Connection, national US industry magazine, wrote an outstanding review for her new album describing her music as “high-quality indie-pop... destined for the airwaves of NPR, there’s also crossover potential to pop and AAA radio formats. Her soaring tunes have a cinematic feel and would seem custom made for movie soundtracks.”

Music Connection continues, raving about her live performance in Los Angeles, “Forova’s voice is sweet and distinctive...The strings and brass add luscious layers to the well-crafted songs, separating them from similar acts in the genre. Nikki Forova kept the audience entranced with a whirlwind of songs, both high-flying and touching. With music that conveys a wide range of emotion, many listeners will find Nikki Forova instantly relatable.” The highlights of the review are the new songs “Supernova,” “Snapshots of Sky,” “White Dandelions,” “Raising the Blood” and “Skywriter,” a song from her debut album.

Nikki signed a Record Deal with German Indie Label, ZeitArt Records, in 2014. Currently, ZeitArt and Nikki are working on the release of White Dandelions in May 2015 in Germany and in October 2015 in Switzerland, as well as a European and US tours. 
         

  - Final winner of 2007 National MTV Duets: performed a duet with Grammy Nominee Vanessa Carlton
   - 2010 & 2011 Independent Tour in Europe with Shaun Canon, an American Idol and USA: 116 shows
- Winner of 1996 National Vocal Performance Competition and National Dance Completion, Ukraine
 



PRESS:
 
“Her poignant words resonate amid intricate, piano-based melodies to create high-quality indie-pop similar to Regina Spektor and Yael Naim. While her style seems destined for the airwaves of NPR, there’s also crossover potential to pop and AAA radio formats.”
Corey Irwin - Music Connection, May 2013

"I'm in constant search for artists that grasp that inner feeling of intense emotion and her voice and music inspire exactly that. Songs like 'After Today' and 'Little Green Piece of Life' capture such intense feelings of incredible beauty, that it feels like I'm falling in love.”
Mikey Jayy - All Indie Magazine

“Nikki Forova released “Revving Wings” in July 2012, earning comparisons to the likes of Imogen Heap and Tori Amos. At her fingertips, the anthem... [“Tunnels”], becomes a lovely piano ballad.”
Kevin - www.buzzbands.la

“Anastasia [Nikki Fovova] is a strong musician, she's trained, she's talented!”
Ron Fair, A&M records ex-president, producer of Vanessa Carlton, Christina Aguilera