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BE CHARLOTTE (Doors 7pm)
Tuesday 24th October 2017

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Be Charlotte - Drawing Windows, Machines That Breathe, People.

Be Charlotte is all about the damn good vibes.
TenementTV:
She manages to capture the essence of modern day catchy pop yet is the furthest thing from frivolous or throwaway.
TheSkinny:
The pastel haired, bespectacled Dundee teenager is a delightful breath of fresh air carving out soulful moments and never wavers in her momentum.


“The thing that’s always the same with my writing is that I always want the songs to be authentic,” explains Charlotte Brimner. “About real things; things that are real to me, but that can also be real to other people.” It’s an admirable mission statement for any musician who genuinely cares about their craft; in Brimner’s case, it’s a creative vision that’s even more prescient given the teenager’s relative newcomer status. As the vivacious, unique and refreshingly original Be Charlotte, the talented Brimner is poised on the cusp of a big-time breakthrough. Since her first major show at T in The Park’s T Break stage just last year, Be Charlotte’s trajectory has skyrocketed.

Blessed with a naturally elastic, expressive vocal range, and possessing a preternatural ability with melody, Brimner crafts modern, witty, and irresistibly catchy indie-pop compositions. Incorporating spoken word, rap, and beatboxing alongside her beautifully lofty vocals, Be Charlotte songs combine traditional instruments with modern day audio technologies. The result is a rare glimpse of individuality and independence in a genre oversaturated with cookie-cutter pop vignettes.

“I don’t just want to write songs that are just about things for the sake of it, you know what I mean?” she muses. “Like pop music, people sing about things that I just don’t relate to, and I think, like, I never want to look back and think, ‘Why did I sing about that? I’ve never done that in my life.' For me, being younger, I’d listen to a lot of Kendrick Lamar. I love his music, but I couldn’t actually relate to anything he was talking about – it just wasn’t what I was up to as a 14 year-old girl in Dundee. “I just always want to write and gig and play songs that mean something to me, and that I can kind of share a message with people that is a bit different.
Whatever happens in my career, I’m always going to do that."

Be Charlotte - One Drop (The Quay Sessions)


Be Charlotte - Discover


Charlotte Brimner - The Smile On Your Face


Charlotte Brimner - Sunshine Mornings


Be Charlotte - Dream Crusher
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