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Kar Stanton


  1. 1.
    She Can
  2. 2.
    In the Darkness
  3. 3.
    The Loon
  4. 4.
    The Body Count
  5. 5.
    Back to Reality
Kar Stanton writes honest songs for fragile people. By turns haunting and soothing, memorable and challenging, Kar's delicate Scottish vocal and unguarded lyrics provide hope and comfort when we find ourselves at our most vulnerable. 
Growing up in musical household in Dundee, Scotland, Kar played in orchestras, brass bands and ensembles of seemingly-random combinations of instruments.  
Leaving home northbound to Aberdeen, it was indie-pop she turned to, writing songs and playing guitar in a series of bands including The Red Faces, The Fringes and The Terry Stamps. 

She was a member of critically-acclaimed indie miserablists The Scottish Enlightenment, playing bass and cornet.  Highlights included supporting Idlewild, appearing in the Eyes video on MTV2 and VH1, and providing backing vocals for the celebrated St Thomas album.  
Moving to the sunny seaside town of Bournemouth, she joined The Burrow Collective, playing alongside local legends Powdered Cows and Zaardvark in award-winning venues 60 Million Postcards and Chaplins & Cellar Bar, and recording her album 'Protagonist'. The album features synth and electric guitar-driven alt-pop songs as well as acoustic songs with stark production.
Now settled in Manchester in the north of England, she will release ‘Freehand’ in spring 2020, a song about writing.


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