Nessa Morgan is a soul singer and songwriter who has been mentored by her father into the music business.
Nessa's voice is unique and husky and I recommended listening to 'Helpless', as it is an uplifting acoustic song, perfect for any occassion.
Interview with Nessa Morgan
How did it feel to hear your song played all over the airwaves? Nessa Morgan
: "A massive exhale of relief "I feel like all my hard work is coming to fruition... It's a big thing especially being an indie artist...
Did you have any pre-conceived ideas about the music industry? Nessa Morgan
: I do, just don't want to waste my breath & energy writing pages about it.
Do you write your own songs? What's your inspiration? Nessa Morgan
: I write & co-write with other writers from time to time. I was in Nashville when I wrote Helpless. There was a Festival for Australian Singer/songwriters I was on the Bill, & my mum had a heart attack while I was rehearsing a new US band for the festival, I was helpless & I couldn't help her. I had to keep it professional in front of the band, they had no idea... She's Ok Now!
What music/artists do you listen to when you are not playing your own? Nessa Morgan
: I listen to Jill Scott, Eric Benet, Maxwell, Donny Hathaway, Etta James, D'Angelo there's so many.
What's next? Tour/Album/Single? Nessa Morgan
: I have an Album 'All Beautiful' it's a collection of my raw writings, most times US artist say we can beat the demo, in this case my raw writings are precious little gems and are my first take vocal recordings. Every time I hear Helpless it automatically takes me back to that time in Nashville.
Was there a moment you contemplated throwing in the towel? Nessa Morgan
: Yes everyday... It's a battle within.
Do you prefer performing live or recording? Nessa Morgan
: I love performing live it's the only time when I'm free from everyday problems, plus I love recording & creating new songs. I love music.
What/who was your inspiration to go into the music industry? Nessa Morgan
: My Dad taught me the ropes, he was my singing mentor, he's a great singer. He told me "it will take years, don't expect it over night".
What is the biggest challenge you have faced along the way to your musical success? Nessa Morgan
: I try not to focus on the don'ts, and just focus on ways to get the job done. It's a hard business the music industry, its 10% Music & 90% business that's what people don't actually understand.
What's a typical day like? Nessa Morgan
: Long hours, I actually spend 8 to 10hrs a day doing all the music business, emails, contacting producers, reading, learning new stuff etc.
What has been your favorite part of becoming a music artist? Nessa Morgan
: Just hearing people say they love my music, that's real rewarding.
If you could collaborate with another artist, who would it be? Nessa Morgan
: Bono from U2, I'd love to do a song for a great cause, I can see it now Bono singing Helpless with me...
Are you single? What do you look for in a partner? Nessa Morgan
: What I look for in a man is honest, a man with morals and to his word. Tall and sexy.
Do you have a website fans can visit? Nessa Morgan
Can you tell us 5 things required for a happy healthy & enjoyable life? Nessa Morgan
: A great love life- soul mate
A loving family
To be in great health
A dream to pursue
And lots and lots of laughter.
What message would you like to say to your fans? Nessa Morgan
: Thank you so much for supporting me and I hope my music gives you strength, I hope it makes you feel good.
60 Second Quiz
: Nessa Morgan Nickname(s)
: NesKa Star Sign
: Leo Music Talent
: Singer/Songwriter/Domestic Goddess Favorite Food
: BBQ Pork Ribs & chips Favorite Film
: The Blind Side Favorite Actor
: Al Pacino Pet
: 'Kiki' my cat (he's a boy) Person You Would Most Like to Meet
: Obama Hobbies/Interests
: Shopping for shoes First Job
: Singing in a trio with my mum & dad Are you a Pub, Bar or Club kind
: I like the club, but love small cocktail lounges with live soul music What Can You Never Leave Home Without
: My Cell What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning