Love Left (Acoustic Version)

Love Left (Acoustic Version)

When You Love Too Late... I wrote this song about 8 months ago now and haven't performed it live yet so I wanted to share it here. This is an acoustic version with just me and my keyboard and some backing vocals thrown in for funsies. It's a story about rejecting love...

Freak (Acoustic Version)

Freak (Acoustic Version)

Feeling A Little Dark?[spacer height="20px"] This is an acoustic version of a new original of mine called FREAK. I had so much fun filming and editing this one. I've recently learned how to use Adobe Premiere video editing software and I love it! It's a whole new area...

Santa Baby

Santa Baby

Merry Christmas!! Wow has this year flown! As things get hot down here in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas sneaks up like a cold drink on the lower back at a pool party. You're just starting to get into summer and spending way too much time down at the beach in the...

My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine

You're my.... funny valentine. Sweet comic valentine.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGfjhNRY08I Did you like this vid or have a song request? Let me know in the comments below! Nicola xx  

Billie Holiday – Don’t Explain | Nicola Milan Cover

Billie Holiday – Don’t Explain | Nicola Milan Cover

Hush now... don't explain. You're my joy and pain. Skip that lipstick, don't explain. Written by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog Jr. Nicola x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEWETFJeCAU Have a suggestion for a cover song? Let me know in the comments! Never miss a...

I Wanna Be Loved By You

I Wanna Be Loved By You

This week's cover is 'I Wanna Be Loved By You' in the style of Marilyn Monroe from Some Like It Hot... but without the see-through dress!! haha. Nicola x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYGm7bEsJ3o          

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Q: Where's the best place to weigh a pie? A: Somewhere over the rainbow, weigh a pie. Hahahahahaha!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p59V2PO7Br8 Have a suggestion for a cover? Leave me a comment below! Nicola x      

Dream A Little Dream

Dream A Little Dream

This is the cutest song... so I had to pair it with a little bit of obsession and stalking (as I like to do) haha. Nicola x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHI842Zk7K4 Ben Clarke playing piano for this vid.

I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (& Throw Away The Key)

I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (& Throw Away The Key)

I love this old song - its not as widely recorded as some other jazz songs so I hope you enjoy my version. Ben Clark playing keys in this vid. Dress - Laura Byrnes Gilda Gown by Pinup Girl Clothing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lmdHSpd1uc Don't forget to subscribe...

Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq2uqmnNccI History Behind the Song Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend originally featured in the Broadway production 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' which opened in 1949. The story involves an American woman's voyage to Paris to perform in a...

Crazy (Official Music Video)

Crazy (Official Music Video)

Life sized chess game/ dance battle! Thanks to Johnny Ma for producing this video, to Chloe Brown for choreography and the entire cast and crew for their involvement.         

Scarborough Fair (Cover by Nicola Milan)

Scarborough Fair (Cover by Nicola Milan)

I love folk music and Scarborough Fair has to be near the top of the list so I covered it for you. I recorded this at home in my 'studio' (see pics below) and I sang three lines of harmony, recorded the flute acoustic, and added the piano, bass and synth on my...

‘Crazy’ Music Video – Behind the Scenes

‘Crazy’ Music Video – Behind the Scenes

Battle lines were drawn and the White Team faced off the evil Black Team in an epic dance-off on March 21st for the filming of my music video for my new single 'Crazy'. We created a life-sized chess game with actors and dancers playing the chess pieces. I was the evil...

Feist – 1234 (Cover by Nicola Milan)

Feist – 1234 (Cover by Nicola Milan)

I hope you had a lovely Christmas! I had a super relaxing one with strawberries and icecream down at the beach! I had a bit of time in the PM so I recorded this cover of Feist's gorgeous song 1234. Lots of love for Christmas! Nicola xx    

You’ve Got A Friend (Cover by Nicola Milan & Minky G)

You’ve Got A Friend (Cover by Nicola Milan & Minky G)

The lovely Minky G and I went down to Trigg Beach (5 mins from my house) to film our version of 'You've Got A Friend' by Carole King. We probably shouldn't have filmed there on the weekend because there were so many people at the beach that day. We had to stop filming...

I Begin To Understand

I Begin To Understand

The ultimate break up song. 'I Begin To Understand' is a bluesy ballad from my album Forbidden Moments. The lyrics tell of a woman's realization that she is on borrowed time with her lover.   Get this track on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1fmxZwn     We shot the...

No Room For Promises (Official Music Video)

No Room For Promises (Official Music Video)

Girl meets boy. Boy cheats on girl, girls get together and teach the boy a lesson… and all in retro!   FEATURING: Nicola Milan, Cathy Prastides & Dale Barnard Filmed in Perth, Western Australia on Sunday 10 May 2014   CLICK HERE TO SEE BEHIND-THE-SCENES...

Behind the scenes tour of my ‘Yesterday’ music video

Behind the scenes tour of my ‘Yesterday’ music video

'Yesterday' by The Beatles is one of those songs that so many of us resonate with.  Even for those who have been fortunate enough not to have been jilted in love, the song has such a pretty melody its hard not to like it. For me, its one of my all time favourites and...

Perth Street Art HUNT!

Perth Street Art HUNT!

Come on a tour and see some of the best street art in Perth, Western Australia! We'll explore hidden laneways, carparks and skate parks and see a few of my favourite sites chosen from over 500 street art sites in Perth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KNkjHNS1fc...

The Making Of Madam Marielle

The Making Of Madam Marielle

Here she is. In all her evil glory. Madam Marielle. Heralding from another era she enjoys moonlight walks along the beach, lead lined coffins and bitter blood martinis. A close descendant of Dracula. Have a look at her lineage: Seduced and Sired by Symeon. First...

Creating My Stray Cat Three Logo

Creating My Stray Cat Three Logo

When I've got spare time - usually in the evenings when I can't be bothered doing anything else - I like to draw stuff. I call it the 'dark side' of my personality. Heh heh. So I decided to create myself a new logo for my three piece jazz band the Stray Cat Three....

Freaky Little Creatures

Freaky Little Creatures

I've been drawing for an art exhibition I'm doing on Halloween. It's going to be a pop up exhibition down a dark alleyway somewhere. Here are a few of my sketches so far: Want to see my full colour art and cartoons? Check out my cartooning site milansmischief.com....

8 Gorgeous (and free) Vintage Fonts

8 Gorgeous (and free) Vintage Fonts

If you are looking for gorgeous vintage fonts to use to pretty-up your party invites and other design material, here are my 8 of my favourites - and best of all, they are completely free. Just click the images to get the download. Nicola x   1. Ecuyerdax The...

Behind The Forbidden Moments Album Artwork

Behind The Forbidden Moments Album Artwork

Artwork. It’s your big first impression, your brand, your CD’s statement and something you don’t want to do half arsed. Would you really slap a boring, unimaginative cover on your work after spending thousands on recording? I've seen it done. Even though I had secured...

Dairy of an Album: attack of the stress monster

Dairy of an Album: attack of the stress monster

Rehearsals start in three days and I’m in a frenzy, scouring through charts checking and rechecking that I have everything ready for the deadline looming before me. My office (the living room table) looks like it has been hit by a bomb and the only thing visible over...

Natural Makeup Routine

Natural Makeup Routine

Fun, chatty, every day natural makeup routine. For those days when you want to look flawless and naturally beautiful; like you’re not wearing makeup.

Full Band Rehearsal At Hen House Studios, Perth

Full Band Rehearsal At Hen House Studios, Perth

We headed down to Hen House Rehearsal Studios to play through a few songs for our upcoming Ellington show on October 16. Just a quicky rehearsal, some stuffing around, breaking in a new drummer. The usual. Come see us play at the Ellington Jazz Club Sunday October 16,...

Massive Clothing Haul!

Massive Clothing Haul!

I've been having fun with my YouTube channel and I wanted to do a MASSIVE shopping haul vid... basically because I've been buying so much lately and I thought it would be nice to share with you what I've bought. :)) These are everyday pieces (rather than stuff for the...

Vintage Hair Workshop!

Vintage Hair Workshop!

PIN CURLS AND VICTORY ROLLS My friend Ally from The Vintage Valley does these really fun vintage hair workshops where you get to learn to do all the basics of vintage hair that you need to create multitudes of gorgeous hairstyles. Come along with me as I learn to my...

Laura Byrnes Gilda Gown Review | Pin Up Girl Clothing

Laura Byrnes Gilda Gown Review | Pin Up Girl Clothing

The Laura Byrnes Gilda Gown from Pin Up Girl Clothing has been dubbed the 'Jessica Rabbit dress' but there have been a lot of queries on the fitting for this dress so today I've done a little review for you along with some styling so you can see what this dress looks...

Gothic Steampunk Halloween Party!

Gothic Steampunk Halloween Party!

An eerie mist swirls through the streets of Fremantle and lights begin to flicker as a darkness descends upon All Hallows Eve. A deep beat can be heard in the distance as a steam powered ship rolls its massive hull to a stop and docks in the harbour. From the ships...

Mildura Jazz Food & Wine Festival 2014

Mildura Jazz Food & Wine Festival 2014

The alarm bell gradually grew louder and louder until it fulfilled its evil purpose by waking me with an all too unpleasant start. I grumpily snatched my mobile phone off the bedside table and stuffed it underneath my pillow in the hopes that it would miraculously...

Dampier Twilight Tunes & Guy Fawkes Night

Dampier Twilight Tunes & Guy Fawkes Night

At 9:30am on Saturday 8th November 2014 I was downing my morning caffeine hit before boarding the fourth plane that week. This one was only a short 1.5 hour flight up to sunny Karratha. We had been invited to perform at the 2014 Dampier Twilight Tunes and Guy Fawkes...

Yesterday – The Beatles (Cover version)

Yesterday – The Beatles (Cover version)

Here's my latest music video "Yesterday' by the Beatles. I hope you like it! This whole video was recorded on an iPhone down at my local beach! My trusty friend and camera-man Lee was there to help me out and we had a lot of fun filming it. I feel so lucky to be...

Explore Barcelona With Me

Explore Barcelona With Me

Come on a bicycle tour of Barcelona, Spain with me and my besty Lisa. We’ll show you our favourite spots of the city and we’ll drink Sangria, explore markets and enjoy this wonderul city together.

Love Left (Acoustic Version)

Love Left (Acoustic Version)

When You Love Too Late... I wrote this song about 8 months ago now and haven't performed it live yet so I wanted to share it here. This is an acoustic version with just me and my keyboard and some backing vocals thrown in for funsies. It's a story about rejecting love...

Freak (Acoustic Version)

Freak (Acoustic Version)

Feeling A Little Dark?[spacer height="20px"] This is an acoustic version of a new original of mine called FREAK. I had so much fun filming and editing this one. I've recently learned how to use Adobe Premiere video editing software and I love it! It's a whole new area...

Santa Baby

Santa Baby

Merry Christmas!! Wow has this year flown! As things get hot down here in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas sneaks up like a cold drink on the lower back at a pool party. You're just starting to get into summer and spending way too much time down at the beach in the...

My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine

You're my.... funny valentine. Sweet comic valentine.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGfjhNRY08I Did you like this vid or have a song request? Let me know in the comments below! Nicola xx  

Full Band Rehearsal At Hen House Studios, Perth

Full Band Rehearsal At Hen House Studios, Perth

We headed down to Hen House Rehearsal Studios to play through a few songs for our upcoming Ellington show on October 16. Just a quicky rehearsal, some stuffing around, breaking in a new drummer. The usual. Come see us play at the Ellington Jazz Club Sunday October 16,...

Massive Clothing Haul!

Massive Clothing Haul!

I've been having fun with my YouTube channel and I wanted to do a MASSIVE shopping haul vid... basically because I've been buying so much lately and I thought it would be nice to share with you what I've bought. :)) These are everyday pieces (rather than stuff for the...

Perth Street Art HUNT!

Perth Street Art HUNT!

Come on a tour and see some of the best street art in Perth, Western Australia! We'll explore hidden laneways, carparks and skate parks and see a few of my favourite sites chosen from over 500 street art sites in Perth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KNkjHNS1fc...

Home Town Tour! Perth, Western Australia

Home Town Tour! Perth, Western Australia

Come with me on a tour of my home town, Perth! We have amazing weather all year round and some of the best beaches in the world which you'll get to check out in this vlog. I'll show you some of my favourite spots and where I like to hang out and see my favourite cafe...

The Making Of Madam Marielle

The Making Of Madam Marielle

Here she is. In all her evil glory. Madam Marielle. Heralding from another era she enjoys moonlight walks along the beach, lead lined coffins and bitter blood martinis. A close descendant of Dracula. Have a look at her lineage: Seduced and Sired by Symeon. First...

Gothic Steampunk Halloween Party!

Gothic Steampunk Halloween Party!

An eerie mist swirls through the streets of Fremantle and lights begin to flicker as a darkness descends upon All Hallows Eve. A deep beat can be heard in the distance as a steam powered ship rolls its massive hull to a stop and docks in the harbour. From the ships...

Prohibition Unleashes A New Underworld Of Crime

Prohibition Unleashes A New Underworld Of Crime

Prohibition has given rise to a new order of underworld crime. Speakeasies fill with gangsters, mysterious millionaires and glamorous women and as the Moonshine flows, musicians converge on this epic scene of fancy, frivolity and swinging good times to bring you......

Creating My Stray Cat Three Logo

Creating My Stray Cat Three Logo

When I've got spare time - usually in the evenings when I can't be bothered doing anything else - I like to draw stuff. I call it the 'dark side' of my personality. Heh heh. So I decided to create myself a new logo for my three piece jazz band the Stray Cat Three....

Gangster: The Rise Of The 1920’s

Gangster: The Rise Of The 1920’s

  Prohibition has given rise to a new order of underworld crime. Speakeasies fill with gangsters, mysterious millionaires and glamorous women and as the Moonshine flows, musicians converge on this epic scene of fancy, frivolity and swinging good times to bring...

Freaky Little Creatures

Freaky Little Creatures

I've been drawing for an art exhibition I'm doing on Halloween. It's going to be a pop up exhibition down a dark alleyway somewhere. Here are a few of my sketches so far: Want to see my full colour art and cartoons? Check out my cartooning site milansmischief.com....

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