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Nursing Deva is a solo project by Scottish/Japanese singer songwriter Jamie Uchima.
There are several hidden meaning behind the name "Nursing Deva".
The most common meaning behind the word "Deva" is a Sanskrit word for god or deity (a favorable supernatural entity in Hinduism). It basically means, even the mightiest of beings needs nursing in life. The name is a metaphor for realizing that nobody is perfect in life, but special in their own right.
He writes his songs in both English & Japanese (with an occasional German).
He utilizes invented Guitar tunings & unusual time signatures.
He cites his influences as diverse as Hank Williams to Aphex Twin, Howlin' Wolf to Mastodon.