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Deadly Vibe Star Watch – Urshula Yovich

This story originally appeared in Deadly Vibe Magazine Issue #6 July, 1997

We have just opened The Vault – all the back stories from old editions – dating back to the 1990s. To know where we are going, it's important to understand where we have been. And that story you can follow in the Deadly Vibe Vault!

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Name: Urshula Yovich

Where are you from? Darwin

Band: Solo Artist

How old are you? 19

How did you get into music? When I was 13 I used to say to my Dad I’m bored, I’ve got nothing to do. He was looking through the paper one day and saw this ad for singing tuition because I used to muck around singing at home.

What’s your favourite food? Spaghetti Bogg

What’s been the high point of your career so far? Performing in “The Governors Family”

What do you do in your spare time? Write Lyrics

Do you play any sports? No, I quit sports when I was young.

What’s your favourite song? “One day in your life” – Michael Jackson

Besides your music what music do you listen to? Anything really, If I like it I listen to it and sometimes if I like it enough I will go out and buy it myself.

What are you most looking forward to in 1997? There is a musical coming up called “Nathanial’s Storm” that I will be doing for the Festival of Dreaming.

Do you have a partner? Yes

If we opened up the top drawer of your bedside table what would we find? Nothing at the moment

What makes you laugh? Anything funny or I laugh when I am nervous.

What’s your favourite movie? Romeo & Juliet

Who do you admire the most and why? My dad, he is what made me who I am today. He’s always got something to offer me, advice or a gift, something I take and use later on.

What do you like about yourself? I am very patient with people

Where do you get your hair cut? My dad used to do it for me, he was really cool at it but I don’t have hair anymore, we shaved it off.

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?  I wanted to be a lawyer

Do you have a nickname? What is it? Some people call me urshy, shorty. The kids at the fire escape call me grandma or sumo.

How would your best friend describe you? They’d probably say she’s too quiet, she doesn’t talk enough.

Have you ever been in love? Oh yeah

Which element do you identify with most? Fire, water, earth or air? Air

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