Charlotte Cardin

 

 

Bellus Magazine (BM):  Where does your passion from music come from?

Charlotte Cardin (CC):  From my parents. They are huge music fans and have always exposed my sister and me to different kinds of music ever since we were kids.

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BM:  Did you always know you wanted to be a performer? 

CC:  Yes, but I didn’t think it was possible to make a living out of it until I was a teenager. I then realized it was such a passion for me, I didn’t have a choice but to make it work.

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BM:  You started out in the modeling industry. What made you switch from modeling to music? 
CC:  I never wanted to make a living out of modeling. I knew from the start it would be a temporary job. Modeling was never a passion for me, where as music always was.
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BM:  What is your process like when it comes to writing song lyrics? 

CC:  I sit at the piano and write lyrics and music at the same time. I usually get inspired by things I see or hear, not necessarily by personal experiences.
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BM:  Your on tour right now with Chet Faker. What has been your favorite experience on the tour? 

CC:  Just playing to brand new crowds every day has been absolutely wonderful. It is so stimulating to introduce your music to new crowds because it is a challenge and it’s exciting to see people’s first reactions.
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BM:  Do you have any pre-show rituals?
CC:  Not really! We do a team group hug before going on stage.
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BM:  Who is on your playlist right now? 

CC:  Daniel Caesar, Dusty Springfield, Aliocha, The Cranberries, Fleetwood Mac
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BM:  What’s next for you?

CC:  A lot of studio time to work on the album coming up soon and more shows 🙂
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BM:  What advice can you give to other aspiring artist out there who want to be successful with their art? 


CC:  Be true to your art. Don’t give in to others pressuring you to change your style in exchange  for more success. 
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For more info on Charlotte Cardin visit her site www.charlottecardin.com

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