An emotional rollercoaster of piano keys, and a devious childlike outlook, Versailles little girls all mold together to form one unique artist. The pain and torment of a sad child come at you with each delicate racing note. Versailles, wants to give you the opportunity to get closer to the devastation and disaster that can be so much of what we feel in our daily lives. All songs on the current album relate to both mental and physical abuse. T
Versailles is (Dianna Marie St.Hilaire) singer songwriter and piano player. Versailles grew up in Albuquerque,NM. Versailles started to show interest in music at age 2. She began to write stories by age 5 and play the piano by age 8. When she was 8 she got her first Casio keyboard and wrote her first song. She also at this time taught herself how to read music. She took a great interest in artists like Madonna, Love and Rockets, and Depeche Mode, also classical artists such as Bach and Mozart. She studied music for the next several years both singing and playing piano.
Versailles came out with her first full length album shortly after moving to Los Angeles “Live Your Life” 2003 produced by Mike White and Versailles. This album featured songs like “Little Dead Kitten”, “Fallen Angel”, and “Live Your Life”. Versailles continued to work on a single shortly after that also in 2003 called “Kiss”. In 2004 Versailles embarked on a new journey after playing the 2003 LA Music Awards Versailles met a drummer named Rod Arias, and a guitar player named Andy Bettis. The three of them merged together to create Versailles the Band.Versailles put out her first EP and music video titled “Believe”2005 produced by Versailles, George Kerhulas, and Randy Hill, which gathered a great deal of attention from all over the world and with local record companies. In 2005 Versailles was asked to do a cover of NIN “Something I Can Never Have” on the Cleopatra CD release “A Gothic Acoustic Tribute to NIN”. In 2006 again she was asked to do a cover of She Wants Revenge “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” on “ “A Tribute to She Wants Revenge” also put out by Cleopatra Records and produced and recorded by Gregory Butler (Switchblade Symphony). And last but not least in 2007 a cover of “What difference does it Make” by The Smiths on “Stop Me if You Think You’ve Heard This One Before”. This song has also been placed on the online version of “Gothic Divas”.
In Feb. Versailles will be doing a tour of the South and Southwest for 3 weeks and another tour in 2009 for 6 months accross the United States and Canada for Broken Dolls. Also a new book is in the works and features artwork by Armando Norte. The book focuses on the stories of 6 of the songs on the "Broken Dolls album. It will be out in 2009.