When you know something is good, you know it is good,
and the minute we heard Charmian Devi’s new music we just new it was
special, maybe at present we are in a more contemplative mood …that is a
legitimate mood isn’t it? Well you know the vibe, the world is falling apart,
and you need to escape so come with us and escape into Charmian’s music, but
you will need a few minutes as there is a lot to take on board and we thought
we would do you the big honour of being able to digest the full information
from Charmian’s messengers …ok well they are PR people actually but we have so
much respect for them and this super sonic act we thought, hey why not have the
whole thing. So are you ready, here it is… “Charmian Devi has a unique gift for
arrangements and composition. Vocals are sweet and sultry. She has talent and
her music a sultry and fresh effort.” – Michele McManmon, The LA Indie Music

“‘Such a Disgrace’ is the exact opposite with her
song. It’s a groovy soul that makes your go out to her.” -IndieDial.com

Folk-rock trooper, Charmian Devi, doesn’t do things by
halves – not content with already writing two of this year’s most infectious
and seething rock songs, she assembled a band featuring some of rock’s most
revered names to do it: guitarist Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group); Tony Garnier
(Bob Dylan’s bass player since 1989; Tom Waits; Paul Simon) and Sonic Youth
drummer, Steve Shelley, not to mention the talented work of Marc Urselli behind
the production desk (six-times nominated and three-times Grammy award winner:
Lou Reed; Mike Patton; Keith Richards; ZZ Top and many more!) Proving her standing
among these rock luminaries, Charmian Devi is your new rock hero.

Watch the promo video for No Peace here: https://youtu.be/1fm5cqoiGRI

…and the lyric video for Radio of None here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43ravqD7tFE

Based in Canada, after her father emigrated from
London to Montreal, Charmian Devi has spent her life as a musician, from
melodic garage bands through to lead singer and songwriter for 90s punk band,
Wretched Ethyl who became one of Canada’s most talked-about bands, opening for
the likes of Seattle grunge legends, 7 Year Bitch and punk icons, Nomeansno.
Their demise after four fraught years sadly coincided with the tragic death of
her husband – it was from the burning embers of this dark and harrowing time that
Charmian Devi relocated to London for two years to rebuild her life. Still
haunted by her turbulent past, she returned to Canada and a new Charmian
emerged, a songwriter and musician who was truly able to crystallise her
experiences and express them through her music.

“I really enjoyed recording with Charmian
Devi…her songs remind me of bands like the

Velvet Underground, raw intuitive and in-tune with the

Bassist, Tony Garnier

Dedicated to a life in music and resolutely opposed to
authoritarian regimes and dogma, Charmian is the embodiment of everything rock
n roll stands for: truth; revolution and unyielding artistry. Her latest
single, Radio of None is available on 8th April.

“I’ve really enjoyed producing Charmian because there
are fewer and fewer artists today that play inspired & raw folk/rock music
and are not trying to polish everything to sound more commercial. Her music
speaks the truth and she puts all of herself into her songs. That’s also why I
wanted to use musicians that are comfortable in an environment of spontaneous
music that’s rough around the edges but carries a meaning and an attitude.
Patti Smith, Bob Dylan and Sonic Youth are all raw and unapologetic and make
great rock and/or folk music with powerful lyrics and meanings, so choosing
Lenny, Tony and Steve was an obvious choice because that is exactly what
Charmian does too!”

Three-times Grammy Award-winning producer, Marc

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDhZE7xWeCvwfAgZ1cyFPuQ

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