Americana UK called her “a talent - ,” Vies Mag proclaimed that “it is Canadian music at its finest,” and The Rocking Magpie (UK) said her songs are “multi-layered and bewitching.”
About Carly Dow
Carly Dow writes beguiling, clever songs and delivers them with insight and a powerful voice pulled from the place where grit meets beauty. Hailing from the heart of Canada, she'll give you a reason to dance, something to think about, and the nudge you need to embrace the wild - surrounding and within.
On Comet, Carly demonstrates the steady growth of her craftsmanship with a full band behind her. The album features her characteristic clawhammer banjo and supports her melodies with electric guitars, strings, accordions and a driving rhythm section. They're perfectly arranged to showcase the power of her voice. With songs for adventurers, lovers, and the worlds they inhabit Comet is proof again that Carly Dow is sketching the human condition in song and claiming her own place on the musical landscape in the process.
Carly has been sharing her style of wildcrafted folk music across Canada since 2013. With roots in Manitoba’s music community and professional training as an environmental scientist, she knows how to look closely and transform what she’s seen into intimate musical snapshots. Her 2015 debut album Ingrained rose into the national top 10 charts in the folk/roots/blues category and garnered international acclaim. Her clear, vivid imagery and enchanting melodies earned Carly a place on renowned festival stages across Canada including the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Guelph Ontario’s Hillside Festival, and the Bella Coola Festival in British Columbia, and propelled her international tours to Europe and the United Kingdom in 2017.
Track: Sunlight Remembers
Album: Comet (Oct 19, 2018)
Written and composed by Carly Dow
Co-produced by Matt Filopoulos & Carly Dow - Private Ear Recording
100 percent CanCon - Onanole, Manitoba