Katy Carr's newsletter November / December 2009

Hello from Katy Carr and The Aviators – Eleni Hassabis, Lyndsay Evans and Steph Patten x x x


We hope you are all keeping well and having a lovely time. Thank-you for choosing to remain on our email list and look forward to sharing further musical happenings with you through this monthly newsletter.
We hope to see you at our next gigs including tonight at The Paradise Bar in Kilburn xxxxxx

Music News –
Katy’s third album ‘Coquette’ was released on 9th November on her own label Deluce Recordings.
We are proud to announce it has procured no less than 4/5 and 5 Star reviews from the British music press….
Exquisite, original and lovely.’ Psychologies  4****
Carr’s ‘bald subject matter distances her from the kooky crowd.’ Q 4****
‘This is Carr’s most fully-formed music yet.’  Mojo 4 ****
‘A masterpiece,’ 5 ***** The Music Critic
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Writing and Blog News –
Katy  wrote 4 blogs for Wears the Trousers Magazine about the inspiration for her song ‘Kommander’s Car’ which featured on her album Coquette.’ These blogs tell her journey of going to meet Mr. Kazimierz Piechowski in Poland, August 2009 – the last remaining survivor of an escape where 4 prisoners escaped from Asuchwitz in a Nazi Car.  You can read her entries on links below…
Part 1 of 4
http://wearsthetrousers.com/2009/11/09/kazik-katy-the-kommanders-car-i-escape-from-auschwitz/#more-9735
Part 2 of 4
http://wearsthetrousers.com/2009/11/10/kazik-katy-the-kommanders-car-ii-mr-piechowski-lives/
Part 3 of 4
http://wearsthetrousers.com/2009/11/11/kazik-katy-the-kommanders-car-iii-meeting-mr-piechowski/
Part 4 of 4
http://wearsthetrousers.com/2009/11/17/kazik-katy-the-kommanders-car-iv-granddad/
read more blogs at www.katycarr.com
Documentary News – ‘Kazik and The Kommander’s Car’ is currently being shown at The Imperial War Museum as Part of The Ninth Imperial War Museum Film Festival. A documentary about a Polish boy scout, Kazimierz Piechowski, who was imprisoned in Auschwitz concentration camp and then made a daring escape.  Directed by Hannah Lovell and produced by Katy Carr. Katy Carr’s song about the escape provides the soundtrack for parts of the film. The film was inspired by the Holocaust exhibition at IWM London.


Thanks to all of you who attended our ‘Points of The Compass Tour’ – East at The George in Limehouse, East London and North at our album launch gig at The Wilmington Arms in Islington, North London. We hope you can join us for our next Compass gigs West and South London. Entrance is free albeit a donation for the Poppy Appeal at your discretion.
Next Events – hope to see you there x x

Tues 1st Dec 2009

Katy Carr and The Aviators : ‘ KATY’S POINTS OF COMPASS [west] ALBUM TOUR’
Paradise Bar 19 Kilburn Lane, London, W10 4AE

Tues 8th Dec 2009

Hootenanny 95 Effra Road, Brixton, London SW2 1DF

Sat 12th Dec 2009

Katy Carr performs at approximately 12.30pm on Dexter Bentley’s show on Resonance 104.4 FM

17th Dec 2009

Katy Carr performs at the Gladstone Arms, Borough, London, SE1 1QN – Free Entry

Katy sends special thank-yous this month to:
Hannah Grace Lovell – for your wonderful film direction and projectional expertise
The Aviators – Eleni, Lyndsay, Steph for being the best musicians and band in the world
Susan Burghart -for the best graphics and designer in the universe
The Imperial War Museum – for including our film in their prestigious Festival
Rosie Wilby – for her great Press and PR work with regards my album ‘Coquette’
Kim Shankar – for her great Radio Promotion
Juan Paz – for his fantastic mentoring and digital online support
Holly – at the Wilmington Arms for hosting our great album launch gig
Mel Gareh – for being such a great support and friend to me
and to all friends and family i have not mentioned
most of all to you guys for coming to support us xxxxxxxxx
SEE YOU SOOOOOOOOOOON!!!
© 2009 Katy Carr. All rights reserved. Illustration and web graphics © 2009 Susan Burghart

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