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Sheer Publishing signs Louise Carver

Mar 30, 2015

Louise Carver signed her first record deal with the independent label, Silver Tulip Music at fifteen and released her debut single at seventeen entitled, ‘It Don’t Matter.’ The song became an instant hit and peaked no.3 on the 5FM top 40. After school Louise continued with her music as well as attending Cape Town University and received an honours degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Louise later released the EP ‘Looking Around’, which explored her fascination with dance music and club life. Her music soon caught the attention of legendary deep house producer, Kenny Hawkes, who she ended up working with on the track, ‘Play the Game’ which went to no. 1 in Europe and received much critical acclaim.

Due to the success of ‘Play the Game’, Sony UK licensed Louise Carver’s track entitled “‘I’d Say Yes” which went to no. 1 in South Africa and is still a firm favourite on the dance scene worldwide.

Louise Carver released her 2nd studio album “Silent Scream” to much acclaim. Working with British production duo Tin Tin Out and with singles like “Empty Fantasy and “Harder than I thought” receiving huge popularity. Louise was nominated for a South African Music Award for Best Adult Contemporary album for her hard work.

Louise Carver follow up albums and live DVD garnered her 5 more South African Music Awards Nominations including “Record of the year” for her hit single “Didn’t mean to call”

In 2009 Louise Carver was asked to be a Youth Ambassador for the Independent Electoral Committee along with Natalie du Toit, as well as a 46664 Youth Ambassador for the Nelson Mandela Trust.

2010 Louise released her album ‘Look to the Edge.’ The first single Warrior reached no.1 on the Highveld Nokia Top 40 and KFM, as well as many other stations across the country. For this album Louise Carver received four South African Music Awards nominations, best female, best adult contemporary, Song of the year for ‘Warrior’ and Remix of the year for ‘These Days’.

In 2011 Louise Carver released ‘Days Go By’ with dance duo, Pascal & Pearce, it reached no. 5 on the national top 40 charts. Louise’s 5th studio album entitled, ‘Say it to my face’ has once again changed musical direction. The new sound is a tension between live instrumentation and electronic grooves. The single, ‘You think you got it easy’, which features South African rap star, JR, on SA radio charts was the highest climber of the 1st week of Jan 2014.

2015 promises to be an exciting year for Louise Carver, with a new single ‘Nothing feels good without you’ produced by Anton Liss [Russian producer who has worked with Ministry of Sound and David Guetta.]  Louise Carver has also joined the Sheer Publishing family and we are looking forward to more hits, award nominations and synch deals coming her way. Welcome to the Sheer Publishing family Louise Carver.