Katy Carr

Award: Do it Differently Fund

Year: 2020

Genre: Other/Various

Instrument/voice type: Songwriter

Location: London

Website: katycarr.com

Katy Carr is a British recording artist, singer, performer, songwriter and aviator currently residing in London Town, England. An independent musician, she has released five albums on her own label Deluce Recordings, ‘Screwing Lies’ (2001), Passion Play (2003), Coquette (2009 ), Paszport (2012) and ‘Polonia’ (2015).
Katy Carr has self released, self produced and self managed all her musical albums and projects and is very proud to be an independent musician
A fan of the 1930s and 1940s, she plays vintage instruments and wears clothing and hairstyles from the period. Although she was born in England, she lived in Poland for the first five years of her life. Her album Paszport, a tribute to those who fought in World War II, won Best Concept Album from the Independent Music Awards in 2014. In 2016 she was given Poland's Pro Patria Medal for her humanitarian and musical work.
Katy has performed at many venues and festivals across the UK since the release of her first album Screwing lies in 2001 and has performed at venues as diverse as the Royal Albert Hall, Glastonbury festival, Bestival, Big hill and her music has been featured on BBC Radio 2, 3, 4 World Service as well as a stream of musical activity in Poland at Philharmonias with orchestras in Krakow, Warsaw and is streamed regularly on Polish TV Daily Breakfast programs, TVP Polonia have recently interviewed Carr again about her forthcoming projects in March 2020.
Katy Carr has been rediscovering her Polish roots since 2012. Carr produced a film called 'Kazik and the Kommander's Car' where Carr meets Kazimierz Piechowski for the first time to deliver her song about the last 80m of his escape from Auschwitz. Here is the song Kommander's Car (escape from Auschwitz) and with orchestra and Mala little Flower
Help Musicians' support has enabled the release and marketing of Katy Carr's 6th studio album. To include album completion: artwork + design, album mastering, duplication + distribution . National promotion through press, radio and social media campaign to build fan base + new audiences, artist engagements.