Chelsea Jade is an art school drop out from Auckland, NZ.
After realizing the crude sound and performance work she was making could be applied to the pop song structure she had grown up adoring, Chelsea took off to New York to forge a more fortified music path under the wing of her friend Justyn Pilbrow (Elemeno P, The Neighbourhood).
After several trips gathering field recordings and delving into the craft of song-writing, Chelsea began performing as 'Watercolours', casting her friends as bandmates.
Since then she has released two e.ps and several music videos with the energy of her art school perspective behind them, as well as honing her skills as a solo electronic performer.
The 'Portals' e.p was first released under her 'Watercolours' moniker with the support of Red Bull's Prodigy Project, Universal New Zealand and Japan's Rallye records. The follow up - 'Beacons' Ep was released under her own name - Chelsea Jade.Validated by a dose of encouragement on home soil with 2012's Critics Choice prize at the VNZMAs and a coveted place in Red Bull Music Academy as it sailed through Tokyo, CJ felt the pull - LA was the pop mecca she had been fantasizing about.
Now after relocating to California and composing energetically with her friends Big Taste (Justin Bieber), Sam McCarthy (Boyboy), Brad Hale (Now Now) and Justyn Pilbrow, Chelsea has now executive produced her debut record 'Personal Best' to be released in the latter half of 2017.