'Beautiful... just gorgeous!' - Graham Norton, BBC Radio 2
'It's a lovely record' - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
'She's rather good' - Robert Elms, BBC Radio London
'A fantastic talent for songwriting' - Record of the Day, UK
‘An emerging star' - Kensington and Chelsea Today, UK
London based New Zealand Folk Pop Songstress Michelle Nadia continues the legacy of singer songwriters Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King.
Michelle recorded her critically acclaimed debut album ‘Firefly’ with producer Nic Manders at Bruce Lynch’s Boat Shed studio in Bayswater, New Zealand.
Michelle Nadia's studio band includes:
Bruce Lynch (Cat Stevens, Kate Bush)
Nic Manders (Brooke Fraser, Brigitte Demeyer)
Andy Lynch (The Feelers, Zed)
Murray Grindlay (Stevie Ray Vaughn, Co-Composer - Once Were Warriors Soundtrack)
Jolyon Mulholland (Gasoline Cowboy, Neil Finn).
In New Zealand Michelle’s 'Stars' video plays on Juice TV. She has also made television appearances on TVNZ's Good Morning and Juice TV's 'Live at the Wintergarden'. 'Firefly' the album can be heard on Air New Zealand’s Inflight Entertainment for all international flights and has also been featured on New Zealand Itunes New & Noteworthy, Jim Mora's Radio New Zealand National Music Talk and Kiwi FM where it was IAN Indie Album of the Week.
In the UK Michelle's music has been featured on Radio 2's Graham Norton, Radio 2's Bob Harris Sunday, BBC London's Robert Elms, Q Radio, Record of the Day and Music Week Presents. Michelle's album ‘Firefly’ was BBC Essex Album of the Week and was praised as 'The album of the year' by Kengsington and Chelsea Today. Songs from ‘Firefly’ can be heard in Caffѐ Neros stores across the UK where she has been Caffѐ Nero Artist of the Month.
Michelle has performed live and been interviewed on New Zealand National Radio, Kiwi FM, BBC Radio Cornwall, BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio Cambridge and BBC Radio Essex.