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Label: WooHooYa Music
Genre: Cinematic Art Pop / Alternative Pop
Hometown: San Francisco
Influences: Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Roxy Music, Portishead, Bat for Lashes, Dead Can Dance, Simon and Garfunkel
Singer/songwriter/multi instrumentalist NYMPHYA is a Cinematic Art Pop artist who creates modern music for the ancient and mystical in you.
She has garnered an international following for her alchemical Art pop music, which is a collage of eclectic textures, world beats and soaring vocals with mystical lyrics. “More of an immersion than a listening session” wrote Marc Farr of Rock and Roll Infinity. It’s music that reminds you of the otherworld, the mystery, and the magical currents that flow throughout, covering territories of mysticism, magic, and the transpersonal.
Prior to launching NYMPHYA, Valentina appeared throughout the United States as an opera singer (NYCO and SF Opera), actor (Magic Theater), performer and musician, guesting on numerous soundtracks for television, film and commercials (Time/Life Warner, IMAX, and Garfield), on multiple CD projects for recording artists, (Sky Cafe and Royal Fingerbowl) backing up John Cale (The Velvet Underground) on the Tonight Show, appearing on MTV with her group Screaming Divas, and opening for Todd Rundgren at the Fillmore in San Francisco, for George Benson at Villa Montalvo, and Dana Carvey at the Shoreline Ampitheatre.
NYMPHYA has released four albums, her most recent, WHAT HAVE I FORGOTTEN? as a full 360 immersion experience that explores not only the unusual sonic juxtapositions of NYMPHYA’S Progressive Art Pop music, but also how each song relates to the ancient practice of spiritual alchemy.
Along with the vinyl or digipak CD, NYMPHYA wrote and fully illustrated a 170 page hardback companion book for WHAT HAVE I FORGOTTEN? , as well as recorded hypnotic inductions into hidden inner realms with NYMPHYA’S spoken voice over ambient music; over 1 hour of additional recorded material set to through-composed soundscapes.
Her all original debut, DREAM DANCE, was released in December 2017, her all-acoustic anthology of Kate Bush cover songs, NAKED KATE, in December 2019, and her fan selected set of 6 songs in a sampler EP called CURIOS in 2021.
Since then NYMPHYA has built a global audience through selling her music through online channels, which supports her efforts as an Indie recording artist, and has accumulated over 1 million streams of her music on Spotify.
NYMPHYA resides near the sea and the redwoods along the craggy Northern California coast and her live “Evening of Enchantment” show consists of guided imagery and a set of selections from all her albums: the acoustic guitar-driven Kate Bush material nestled between her original Folktronica of DREAM DANCE, CURIOS, and WHAT HAVE I FORGOTTEN?
NYMPHYA most recently appeared live at the Point Arena Festival 2023 and Hexenfest 2023.
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“Yay !! my Highly loved signed CD has arrived last night !! Awesome, Inspirational, Original, Emotional……..yes I cried in the middle of it . . . The best female artist in over 30 years. . . you are as unique now as Kate Bush was back in the 70s !! Your music is other worldly… It takes the listener on a fantastic journey through the mists of time. ” T. A. – United States
“The music is fantastic. Every track on the album is excellent individually, and it easily bears comparison to more well known artists such as Kate Bush, Bjork, Tori Amos. In my view your album deserves to sell in the millions.” M. T. – United Kingdom
“I have reviewed my previous top ten all time CD list and find that “Dream Dance” makes the cut! A sense of fearless transience flows through the whole thing end to end: lilting harmonies, multi-layered electronic drifting . . .but above and beyond all that is your voice. It is so pleasant to hear a really well-trained lyricism project so effortlessly above such universal concepts.” J.L. – United States
“My last CD was Kate Bush Before the Dawn and with this one the collection continues in the same spirit of music. It’s stunning! There are very few albums I have played and on 1st play fell in love with it. The artwork is wonderful and it’s so imaginative. Even the frogs were against the window listening ha. Very difficult to find a favourate track, but Wasteland is special. What hits me too is the amount of instruments you hear, and they feel that they’re in the room. I have a 90s Technics system with big speakers and it flows out into the room. You should feel very proud of this stunning masterpiece“. J.D. – United Kingdom
“I very recently purchased the Naked Kate deluxe CD. I put it in the player straight from the packaging and listened to the music and song of the amazing Nymphya. It was like havin Kate Bush in the same room. The magical voice of Nymphya and her perfection and mastery of her instruments was instantly soothing, and when the last track ended, I instaRead more about review stating Naked Kate signed CD deluxe.ntly played it again. The music took me back to my teenage years when Kate Bush was always on radio and TV.
I would Highly recommend Naked Kate to anyone even if somehow they were not familiar with the unique song and style of Kate Bush herself.
This will not be the last Nymphya CD I shall add to my collection. Thanks for the personalised signed art card as well.” M.V. – United Kingdom
“What a sensational album by Nymphya, truly a musical masterpiece of divine music and incredible vocals. On first listening I was totally blown away, although I absolutely love the other albums of Nymphya “Dream Dance ” and “Naked Kate.” I knew without a doubt I would love What Have I Forgotten, but I was astounded how it surpassed my expectations, an absolutely beautiful album. A musical masterpiece. I knew it would be awesome and it is more than that. Pure brilliance so beautiful so soothing. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Go get it.” B.F. – United Kingdom
Running Up That Hill Kate Bush Cover Song