Up and coming recording artist and songwriter Alexa Villa has a fire burning within that she plans to share with the world. From age 7 she has been classically trained playing piano, performing original songs at talent shows and landing lead roles in theater class. She grew up in San Diego playing clubs with her parents’ band and her brothers band before developing her own unique style.
Alexa’s forthcoming EP entitled, “ACT I” is something to be noticed. She describes her music as “grunge pop with a little blues feel and a whole ‘lotta attitude.” Soaring vocals, surprising chord choices and captivating stories within her lyrics are sure to leave you wanting to more. But it doesn’t end there. Her live performances match her quirky and eclectic personality. Alexa invites you into the dream world within her mind as she shares her view of life as a musical.
“I want to create an escape and plant a visual in your head. I want to make you feel something new and I want it to encourage you to do the things you’ve always wanted to. Music is not just sound, its an entire world. It’s who I am.”
Her influences range from Led Zeppelin, to Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Dorothy, Halsey, Deep Purple, The Neighborhood, Heart, Blondie, the Pretty Reckless, Nirvana, Awolnation, and the list goes on.
Alexa has played Warped Tour and opened for acts like The Darkness, Drake Bell, Mark Ballas and BC Jean of Alexander Jean and Ryan Cabrera to name a few. Alexa also models in LA Fashion week, and for several fashion companies. She has been on set for SpikeTV and various music videos for artists like Chris Brown and Nikki Minaj among others.
“Singer-keyboardist Alexa Villa projects a natural confidence, an admirable all-in swagger that leaves the listener convinced of her commitment to every word she sings.” -Music Connection Magazine