about


Suffolk-based Caswell grew up in South London with her then punk-rocker, now vinyl dealer, mother. Armed with her first microphone as a toddler, she subsequently taught herself the piano and began to write songs at just ten years old before formally studying music. Drawing from her influencers such as Kate Bush, Jeff Buckley and Nina Simone, she’s honed herself a signature sound; downtempo electronic soul and pop mixed with a tangible jazz influence. “Writing is very much a form of catharsis for me”, says Caswell. “I like having created something positive like a song out of something negative that has happened. It helps me find closure and listening back to songs is like seeing the little milestones of my life.”

Caswell signed out of 2017 with 500,000+ Spotify streams under her belt, along with great support from BBC Introducing as well as key online taste makers who cite her as “a viral success” (Clash Magazine) and “London’s newest Superstar” (Wonderland Magazine). TV is no stranger to her either, with her song ‘Dance Sober’ having been synced on ITV with a special mention from Holly Willoughby as “What ‘This Morning’ is loving at the moment from unsigned artist Caswell”.
 


Live, Caswell is able to captivate audiences and it’s during these moments that she takes the opportunity to really connect with them. “When you listen to a record, especially these days, everything’s been tweaked, second guessed and overthought to a point where sometimes the soul is lost. Although live will never sound as perfect, it’s an opportunity to properly connect to the rawness of the song and the artist”. Having supported Pixie Geldof and Arlissa around the UK, along with performing in venues from The Apple Store and National Portrait Gallery to XOYO and St Pancras Old Church, Caswell is now set to play a string of live UK festival dates, including a performance on Latitude’s Lake Stage and a support slot with The Libertines.

Caswell is currently releasing singles ahead of her 2nd EP, which will have support in funding from The PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music award. Her symbolic and literal voice is clear and convincing with an emotional maturity beyond her years, and this, paired with an undeniable grit and determination, means that Caswell is an artist for the ages just now finding her time.

For more information contact@caswellofficial.com




Caswell gratefully acknowledges support from PRS for Music Foundation


music


The debut EP from Caswell, The Shadow Aspect, is named after the Jungian concept of the unconscious ‘dark side’ of humans’ personality, and Caswell’s themes and lyrics shine a light on this aspect of character that is otherwise hidden.

“We often just portray our ‘best selves’ to the majority of people- the more attractive attributes and characteristics we want others to define us by. It’s rare we voluntarily express our vulnerabilities and weaknesses to society. That’s what I tried to talk about in The Shadow Aspect, things I didn’t particularly want people to know”.

It explores the many facets of Caswell’s inspirations; soulful layered arrangements take partnership with subtle lyrics over experimental soundscapes, to create something truly unique.

The Shadow Aspect EP (digital and CD) is available at Bandcamp


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dates

12.07.18-15.07.18

Latitude Festival, Suffolk 

21.07.18-22.07.18

Lambeth Country Show, London

24.08.18-26.08.18

Maui Waui Festival, Suffolk

08.09.18

Mansion on the Moon, Ipswich

14.09.18

The Finsbury, London

For booking enquiries contact@caswellofficial.com


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press

Wonderland Magazine

“London’s newest superstar. What she creates is beautiful and moving, and if you’re not already rooting for Caswell for 2017, you should be.”

Clash Magazine

“Fusing past with present, classic songwriting with aural possibilities, the pop newcomer has swiftly become a viral success.”

KMM Reviews

“My favourite EP of 2017.”

The Line Of Best Fit

“Caswell shows soulful flair and a warm electronic familiarity.”

Record of the Day

“The first thing that hits you is that voice.”

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