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Polonia

  • Polonia album cover
  • Polonia, the title of the inspirational new album from Katy Carr, is the Latin name for Poland and this is the realm the artist is celebrating in her music and song. As Katy Carr explains, ‘A strong brave, sovereignty proud of her freedom fighters and warriors who march to bring justice and peace to troubled times.

Paszport

  • paszport album cover by Katy Carr
  • Katy Carr’s beautiful, romantic fourth album, ‘Paszport’, is an epic, poetic journey through her past and that of her mother’s nation, Poland. It’s a tight indie-folk record that explores themes of love, refugee status, loss of passport, country, resistance, hope against adversity and patriotism.
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Coquette

  • Coquette album cover by Katy Carr
  • Coquette is Carr’s third album and received glowing music reviews in the UK media upon its release in November 2009, ‘Quite simply it is a masterpiece,’.The themes on Coquette relate to stories from the British, French and Polish World War II experience with songs written in the respective languages.
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Passion Play

  • album-Passion Play
  • Passion play is a sensuous ten song musing upon the highs and lows of life: namely love, death, drugs, alcohol, sex, ambition and highwaymen. Katy conjures a magical world of cruising sexual predators, interstellar relationships, religious junkies and erotic vampires.
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Screwing Lies

  • Screwing Lies by Katy Carr
  • Evoking both the witchery of early Kate Bush and the nervy strain of PJ Harvey, Screwing Lies is the swarthy, self-produced debut offering from London-based folk singer Katy Carr. It’s quite a find.
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Kazik and the Kommander’s Car Film

  • Kazik and the Kommander's Car Film
  • Dedicated to the honour of Polish boy scout Kazimierz ‘Kazik’ Piechowski, this DVD commemorates the 70th year anniversary of his escape from Auschwitz in 1942. Songwriter Katy Carr visits Gdansk, Poland to meet Kazimierz ‘Kazik’ Piechowski (b1919) and play him her tribute song “Kommander’s Car”. Through Kazik’s powerful response to the song he shares his memories of the last do-or-die moments of the escape where the impossible became possible. More info www.kazikfilm.com
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