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Help MARINA V. Create Her New CD!!

Russian-born singer/songwriter Marina V is a young and charismatic pop artist with an incredible life story and a “hauntingly beautiful” sound (L.A. Times).

Marina's music is "melodic and passionate" (The Washington Post), which, combined with her "voice of an angel" (The Prague Post) and her rich cultural background, makes this artist truly special.

“If the Beatles and Tori Amos had a child raised in Russia by Tchaikovsky, that would be me,” muses the piano-playing chanteuse, describing her musical influences.

Now a true California girl, the red-headed songstress grew up in Moscow, blessed with a beautiful voice & long last name (Verenikina.)

Raised by a communist nuclear physicist father & a psychologist mother during the difficult times of the Soviet Union collapse, Marina attended a school of music every evening after regular school, and has written songs since early childhood.

When Marina turned 15, she won a prestigious scholarship and came to America, by herself. Somewhere between visa issues, crazy odd jobs, missing her family, playing ice hockey and attending University in Illinois, Marina began pursuing her musical dreams by touring and self-releasing her music, and, upon graduating from college, moved to Los Angeles.

Since then, Marina has blossomed into an international voice, relentlessly touring & performing at venues such as Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre, the American Embassy in Moscow, and clubs from Paris to Sydney.

She's written theme songs for films like "Fallen Idol" (narrated by Elliot Gould) and "Truth About Kerry" (best original screenplay at The LA Film Festival) and has had her songs on TV (NBC's Days of Our Lives, CBS's The Good Wife, etc), games and ads.

Marina has just completed her new album, MY STAR, sponsored entirely by her fans (having raised $30,000 from devoted listeners via and produced by the renowned producer, Guy Erez (Gipsy Kings, Ryan Cabrera etc).

From catchy pop hit sounds of "You Make Me Beautiful" to a surprise cover of Guns 'n Roses smash "Don't Cry", the 10-song album features celebrity guests from bands KISS and Collective Soul, and includes a stunning a cappella performance of a Russian traditional song, Tonkaya Ryabina.

Supported by her loyal fans, Marina is getting more and more recognition each day. The environmentally-conscious self-described cultural ambassador is always on tour, connecting with her fans and inspiring people with her amazing music, unusual story & beautiful spirit.

But there's still a need for more donations as creating an album isn't the final chapter in getting the CDs into the stores and then into your hands, of course! And so Marina V is calling upon the help of her fans and supporters to keep her new musical dream alive.


"I am raising money from friends and listeners around the world to record my new album INNER SUPERHERO -the dreamer within each of us who dares us to be bold, brave, hopeful and ready to take on the world, no matter the obstacles we may face."

"I don't have a big record label backing me financially, but with your help - we will bring INNER SUPERHERO to life!"

"Thank you for your love, support and trust in me & my music!"

Please donate any amount or choose from the levels below: PATRON OF THE ARTS LEVELS:

Digital downloads of new songs as soon as we have them recorded + special "patrons only" content & exclusive videos, your name on my website + huge THANK YOU + digital downloads of "My Star" album & "Small Collection..." EP

A physical CD + Russian postcard + digital download of YMMB (You Make Me Beautiful) sheet music + everything from the level above

Digital downloads of 7 albums (Small Collection, MY STAR, Modern Fairytale, Live at SoundMoves, Simple Magic, Russian Bootleg & Something of My Own) + everything from the level above

Your choice of a Soviet pin (collector's items) or 1969 Soviet penny (kopeck) [photos below] digital download of Marina's 2 earliest albums, LET ME DREAM & LIFT + everything from the level above

Russian wooden spoon hand-made by artisans hand-written lyrics of your favorite Marina song phone call/skype w/Marina + everything from the level above

Russian painting + lacquer box set or Soviet-era woman's bracelet or 3-piece Russian stacking doll, made in the USSR in 1970s hand-written lyrics of your favorite Marina song phone call/skype w/Marina + everything from the AWESOME KOMRADE level

Choice of one of Marina's paintings hand-written lyrics of your favorite Marina song phone call/skype w/Marina + everything from the AMAZING KOMRADE level

BREATHTAKINGLY ASTOUNDING KOMRADE (pretty much a stalker) $1,000
lunch w/Marina & Nick* choice of an item listed above (Marina's painting, Soviet pin, etc) hand-written lyrics of your favorite Marina song phone call/skype w/Marina + everything from the AMAZING KOMRADE level

UNBELIEVABLY AWE-INSPIRING KOMRADE (definitely a stalker!) $2,000 - $4,000
House concert** for you and your friends + everything from the level above

Everything from the level above + homecooked dinner w/Marina & Nick + associate producer title on the recordings!

To check out Marina's donation pledge page, visit: