Nikka Costa

Submitted by on Oct 12, 2015

Nikka Costa

Over the shoulders of women – the singer’s career-girl. Actually, she was always surrounded by music, because her father, Don Costa, was a producer and musician, having connections with people in the music business. In her house constantly appeared well-known musicians, and Nicky because of the specificity of the profession of Don went with his father over the world.

Author: Alexei Bulatov

The American singer whose music – vigorous mixture of funk, soul and blues, Nikka Costa. born June 4, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan.

Over the shoulders of women – the singer’s career-girl. Actually, she was always surrounded by music, because her father, Don Costa, was a producer and musician, having connections with people in the music business. In her house constantly appeared well-known musicians, and Nicky because of the specificity of the profession of Don went with his father over the world.

Costa singing career began very early. At the age of five, she recorded a single with Hawaiian singer by the name of Don Ho and the nine sang on the lawn of the White House, along with Frank Sinatra. As a solo unit, Nikki started in 1981, writing a song ‘(Out Here) On My Own’ from the musical ‘Fame’ in Italy, which is 14 weeks held in the first place, was five weeks ‘hit number one’ in France and appeared the charts in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Once the first substantial rise in the first album of the singer outside the United States, called simply ‘Nikka Costa’. The release was the ‘number one’ in Europe and South America, and Nicky went on a tour around the world. In 1983, they released their second album, ‘Fairy tales’, but soon after the recording of a heart attack, died father Costa. Experiencing personal loss, Nikki decided not to throw the begun business and pop songs from her third album, ‘Here I am’ 1989 hit in several European charts.

Nikka Costa could not decide on their own style of music, even as a veteran in the music business. Ever since graduating from high school, she began to hold musical research, she composed music and endlessly at home listening to music artists of the label ‘Motown’. The period of formation, accompanied by a series of steps on the path to adulthood, marriage is reinforced with an Australian producer and musician Justin Stanley. So pop genre began to take Otten

ki underground. Costa honed guitar skills, she wrote the songs and created the first group, ‘Little Mona & The Shag Daddies’, plays ‘happi funk’. However, after four Sydney concert band broke up.

In 1994, she and her new band ‘Sugarbone’ successfully toured and signed a contract with the Australian label ‘Mushroom’. In 1996 came the album ‘Butterfly Rocket’, bringing Nikki nominated for the prize ‘ARIA Music Awards’ in the category ‘Best Breakthrough’ 96th and ‘Best Female Artist’ 97th. Her song ‘Like A Feather’ was used for an advertising campaign of the cult American designer Tommy Hilfiger and helped develop music career in the United States.

For example, released the album ‘Everybody Got Their Something’ 2005, and in 2006, the singer and her husband Justin appeared in a short sitcom ‘Courting Alex’ actress Jenna Elfman with.

The last studio album Costa, ‘Pebble to a Pearl’, was released on 14 October 2008.

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