Vanessa Daou began her career recording for NuGroove Records, one of New York's seminal underground experimental electronica labels. An impromptu appearance as guest vocalist led to the label's top selling single, "It Could Not Happen" which was subsequently released signed by Network Records, UK. She also performed as 'Vandal' at the first massive L.A. rave 'Stranger than Fiction' at The Shrine Auditorium.
Vanessa's underground success brought her to the attention of Columbia Records which signed her to a seven album record deal. Vanessa released Head Music as The Daou in 1992, produced by her musical partner Peter Daou. The album was an experimental fusion of Rock, Jazz, and Funk, enjoyed much success and received praiseworthy reviews in in The New York Times Sunday Arts & Leisure, CREAM, and Billboard Magazine. Head Music was a favorite among musicians and alternative music afficionados. Her first single "Surrender Yourself" was remixed by Danny Tenaglia and reached #1 on...
Track listing: AliveMake BelievePeculiarBack to the WorldLife on a Distant StarZero GMouth to MouthTruth RemainsLighteningPlutonium GlowFlower of My FearsCherries in the SnowHow FarRed Dawn http://www.vanessadaou.com/
Track listing: How Do You FeelEveningTaste the WineIf I Could (What Would I Do)Waiting for the Sun to RiseFugue StatesDon't ExplainTwo to TangoThis Blue HourFor AnythingCross That Bridge http://www.vanessadaou.com/
Track listing: The Long Tunnel of Wanting YouDear Anne SextonAlcestis on the Poetry CircuitAutumn PerspectiveMy Love Is Too MuchBecoming a NunSmokeAutumn RepriseSunday AfternoonsNear the Black Forest http://www.vanessadaou.com/