Biography: Irish/English duo VNV Nation have persistently leaped from strength to strength, over the years, emerging as a powerhouse in alternative electronic music. Their unique sound blends thematic lyrics and emotive vocals with influences from electronic music, indie, rock, dance music, classical and much more. The music can range from hard-hitting beats to indie-electronic anthems to haunting ballads to symphonic orchestrations. VNV Nation have also earned incredible acclaim for their energetic live shows and gained a fanatical worldwide following.
The Name: One of the most frequently asked questions is what the letters VNV stand for. They stand for “Victory not Vengeance”. The meaning behind this stylized motto is that one should strive to achieve, not sit in bitter regret.
Members: VNV Nation are Ronan Harris (music, lyrics, vocals) and Mark Jackson (live drums).