Nina Rachel Shapiro Gordon (born November 14, 1967) is an American rock singer. Co-founder of the band Veruca Salt, Gordon pioneered and revived Bangles inspired pop-rock for the mid-'90s grunge generation. She quickly became known for her instantly infectious power-pop hooks and melodies, writing Veruca Salt hits "Seether" and "Volcano Girls". Since leaving Veruca Salt in 1998, she has released the successful solo album Tonight and the Rest of My Life
, wrote songs for Fefe Dobson and Courtney Jaye and has now released her second solo album, Bleeding Heart Graffiti
, on August 8, 2006.
Gordon is currently expecting her first child, a girl, with musician Jeff Russo (of Tonic), due in November 2006.
Veruca Salt was formed alongside the friendship of Gordon and Louise Post. Introduced by Gordon's good friend, actress Lili Taylor, Gordon and Post quickly bonded and formed what is now known as Veruca Salt. Read more about ...