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NESS NÖST NEW SINGLE: MAID 4 U

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MAID 4 U

NESS NÖST ANNOUNCES
FIRST SINGLE MAID 4 U FROM DEBUT EP, WORKING HOURS

TRACK 1 FROM NOST'S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EP IS  ACOUSTIC POP SONG "MAID 4 U","
OUT NOW

HEAR IT NOW

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CREDITS:
Written, performed and produced by Vanessa Nostbakken AKA Ness Nost (guitar, piano & vocals)Engineer: Andy Schichter of Park Sound, Vancouver (Echo Nebraska, Matt Behm)

Mixed: Kyle Peters of KAP Audio, Toronto (Father Christmas, Beds)

Mastered by Noah Mintz of Laquer Channel Mastering (U2,Rush, Broken Social Scene, The National, Daniel Lanois 

Art Direction & Photography Melissa Broersma

"MAID 4 U" is an infectious pop tune by Canadian singer-songwriter Ness Nost that resonates with anyone who’s experienced the ups and downs of workin’ joe-jobs while chasing bigger things. The song chronicles the life of a woman hustling as a maid, a waitress, and a bartender struggling to become a full-time artist. A catchy chorus, driving beat and empowering message make for a memorable listen. 

 

Nost's bold and commanding vocals combine with clever storytelling to deliver "MAID 4 U" as an upbeat anthem for anyone who's ever taken s*%# at work. 

 

"MAID 4 U" is the first single (release date: September 24/23) of Ness Nost's highly anticipated debut EP, "Working Hours." The EP serves up a fresh, semi-autobiographical collection of five hot tracks tracing the story of a woman in the service industry who battles misogyny, abuse, self-sabotage, and doubt on her journey to the stage. Ness Nost's blend of pop, jazz, and storytelling genres creates an emotional connection with audiences, leaving listeners feeling seen and understood. Watch for additional releases in the coming weeks!

Ness Nost's journey in the service industry ties into the work of organizations like Good Night Out, aligning with the ethos of creating safer, more inclusive spaces in the music scene. Ness believes that music can be a powerful platform for positive change and is dedicated to making a meaningful impact.

 

 Ness has recently done a summer mini tour in Ontario promoting her upcoming EP at venues including Ottawa's  Irene's Pub, and Toronto's Handlebar and The Shangri-La. On the west coast Ness has recently played at the legendary Guilt & Company several times,  Beaumont Studios, and The Heatley. Check her full performance history below. 

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LYRICS

MAID 4 YOU

By NESS NÖST

 

Wake up early morning 6 am and get to work

Grab a bucket and a mop

Gotta scrub away their (rich) dirt

 

I'll be cleaning rooms

Pushing brooms

Then home to write my songs

Just waiting for my/a big break

Singin till the nightime comes

 

Cause my dreams are just a paycheck away

You say to get a real job, one that really pays

 

Now waiting tables in the evening

Makin tips alright

Who knew that serving food meant

You’re a therapist at night

 

I'm taking orders

Filling cups

Then home to write my songs

Hoping for a big break

Singing till the morning comes

 

Cause my dreams are just a paycheck away

You say to get a real job, one that really pay

 

Well this  wasn’t made for you

I’m not a MAID for you

Even though you got advice,

for how I should live my life,

you may think that you’re being nice

 

Well this  wasn’t made for you

I’m not a MAID for you

Years go by, I quit my jobs

Now worki’n for myself

Who knew that goi’n freelance is a different kinda hell

No benefits, but the benefit is not  working for the man

and the priceless cost of freedom pays more than any money can

 

Cause my dreams are just a paycheque away

You say to get a real job, one that really pay

 

Well this  wasn’t made for you

I’m not a MAID for you

MANAGEMENT

Vanessa Nostbakken

nessnostmusic@gmail.com

514-554-1008

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