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JUST WANNA BE FAMOUS by Birmingham Band XOVA, a fun video of their struggle to get signed as a real band in the boring manufactured music industry.
http://www.xovamusic.com – although we shot the video in one of the guys house, the music was recorded in ONE TAKE during a sound check fully live prior to one of our gigs, with no additional recording or instrumentation added, which we thought was pretty cool




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    Name: Mikey Nanton
    Biography: XOVA (pronounced Crossover) are a multi-genre band who fuse Pop with a modern mix of Reggae, Rock, Ska, Indie, Motown and folk. The past few years have seen the six-piece perform support slots for The Spin Doctors, The Beat, The Selector, The Dualers, The Moulettes, and Ali Campbell (UB40), between their own tour dates. With an ever-growing live reputation, they won a slot at the 2013 "Isle of Wight" Festival from over 3,000 entrants as one of the best unsigned bands in the UK. (Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music)"This is one of the tightest bands I have heard in a very long time" (Claire Balding, BBC Radio2) after Playing (Little Lion)"I really Like this, it's quite Wonderful - Thurs 13th April 2014" (Foxy and Guilliano, Free Radio - Birmingham) after their Exclusive Play of (Your To Blame) 1st April 2014 "Xova Sound Brilliant, we really want to see these guys Live " (Darren - Tramlines Fest 2014)"The Best Live band i've booked in 20 years promoting " Fired up by social and political unrest, as well as affairs of the heart, inspired the band towards the end of 2014 to release a new remix of "You're to Blame" from their first album "The Pressures of Life". They also re-released "Little Lion" to once again help and aid the charity "Crohn's and Colitis UK" in their bid to bring awareness to the everyone who listened about the disease. Their best Single releases to date "9 Lives" and "Tears" (taken from their "Little Lion EP") has earned and gained them lots of Radio airplay on many Stations around the World, along with adoring Fans who Love their music. The band are now Signed to Bournemouth UK label "Streets Music" who will release their new album "Synchronise Your Leaders" along with a video for their new single "Lullaby" very soon, with a 2015 Radio promotion and tour. If anyone wishes to Book the band for their Events or Festivals, please contact us at: mikeynanton@hotmail.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.xovamusic.com http://www.soundcloud.com/xova-live http://www.reverbnation.com/xova

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