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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BM: Do you have any pre-show rituals?
CC: Not really! We do a team group hug before going on stage.
BM: Who is on your playlist right now?
CC: Daniel Caesar, Dusty Springfield, Aliocha, The Cranberries, Fleetwood Mac
BM: What’s next for you?
CC: A lot of studio time to work on the album coming up soon and more shows 🙂
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.