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//  Kar Stanton:  songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer
//  Origin:  Dundee, Scotland
//  Based: Manchester, England
//  Genres:  indie-pop, indie folk, folk-pop, singer-songwriter, folk-rock
Short Bio

Scottish multi-instrumentalist songwriter Kar Stanton write honest songs for fragile people. Through unguarded lyrics and delicate Scottish vocals, her aim is to bring you hope and comfort amid the challenges and vulnerabilities of life. 

Longer Bio

Hi, I’m Kar and I sing honest songs for fragile people.
 I play lots of instruments - my favourite is the acoustic guitar. I am happiest in a quiet room, at a clear desk, writing lyrics. 


I grew up in a musical household in Dundee, Scotland, playing in orchestras, brass bands and ensembles of seemingly-random combinations of instruments. 


I was a member of critically-acclaimed indie miserablists The Scottish Enlightenment, playing bass and cornet. My highlights were supporting Idlewild; making the Eyes video which was shown on MTV2 and VH1; and singing on the celebrated St Thomas album.


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Two Sides

Scottish songwriter Kar Stanton is back. Two Sides is an honest song about friendship, perfect for folk-pop and indie-pop playlists.

'Two Sides is written, performed & produced by Kar Stanton, formerly of critically acclaimed Scottish indie miserablists The Scottish Enlightenment (BBC 6music, MTV2, VH1). The song was written in one afternoon, in the Highlands of Scotland in a small room resembling Vincent van Gogh's 'Bedroom in Arles' (where he famously cut off his ear.) The track was mixed by Joe Rodwell known for his soundtracks for the BBC and Netflix.

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