As her website (http://www.novahalo.co.uk) so eloquently describes her:
“Nova Halo is the synergistic pseudonym title of alt pop songstress Nancy’s works. Not quite an alter ego and not quite a band, but the liminal project title of a revolving line up steered by a fixed frontwoman. Her seraphic vocals fluctuating from bright and gossamer to dark and raspy repose, fantasian aesthetics and beguiling songs have been intriguing audiences since 2017. Independent musician, aerial dancer, astronomy alumni, unlicensed pilot and couturier- Nancy’s whimsical pursuits share a common romantic thread reflected in her music. Conjuring from London’s maritime metropolis Greenwich, she describes the music of Nova Halo as alt pop/rock, incorporating shoegaze, noise and symphonic elements. In a hyper saturated digital age, the veiled and nano cyber chamber where Nova Halo’s music dwells is an idyllic sanctuary unmoved by trends and expectations, dictated by only what stirs the heart. Scribing from the peripheries of a rich inner realm- the visual / music artist / producer / instrumentalist’s sonically tangible world ejects a spectrum ranging from defiant yet jubilatory anthems to dreamy and visceral incantations. Citing influences and inspiration from whimsical western predecessors such as Aphrodite’s Child, Jeff Buckley, Pixies, Prince, Grimes, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds- to mid 2000s Japanese pop rarities such as Olivia Lufkin and Nobuo Uematsu. Not forgetting various medieval and eastern motifs, fantasy RPGs, mysticism, the Dune and Alien sagas and more.”
But what is more, Nova Halo, aka Ñancy Dean, is also somebody who has experienced a number perceptions discussed extensively in my books.