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“Self Help and Fictional Doubts” is the debut album from Dundonian Singer-Songwriter Be Charlotte Out Now

“Self Help and Fictional Doubts” is the debut album from Dundonian Singer-Songwriter Be Charlotte. It’s a 12-track sonic tapestry that seamlessly blends big pop anthems with intimate acoustic moments, showcasing Be Charlotte’s versatility as both a songwriter and performer.

Crafted in home studios from Dundee to Woodstock to Berlin and back. At the core of the album are Be Charlotte’s unmistakable vocals, delivered in her signature Scottish accent, which ground the storytelling with raw authenticity. Each track is a poignant reflection of the human experience, touching on themes of empowerment, resilience, and the quest for identity in an ever-changing world.

“It feels like the right time. From the very song first I wrote at the age of 14 I’ve always wanted to create an album that represents who I am and what I stand for. At lot has changed since then, I’ve learnt more about myself and the world around me but the one thing that hasn’t changed is my love for storytelling & songwriting. Writing songs has always been my way to cope with whatever’s going on, it’s a lifeline for me and I hope that these songs can give that same feeling to anyone listening. I’ve always loved listening to albums in full that tell a story right from the first song to the last and that’s what I’ve tried to create with this body of work. There’s songs about the good moments, the difficult times and everything in between.”

Written by Be Charlotte

Recorded and produced at Magic Box, Dundee by

Scotty Anderson (The Snuts, Paolo Nutini), Ciaran McEneny (Lewis Capaldi, Fatherson)

and Be Charlotte.

Released on Be Charlotte’s own independent record label Enough Records.

Be Charlotte is working in partnership with Assai

Records on the physical release of the album. It will

be available on Transparent Violet Colour Vinyl and

Limited Edition CD in digifile sleeve.

Photo Credit Tom Gibson

Be Charlotte has a fierce sense of identity, a quiet
assertiveness , and a rare talent which makes heads turn
and draws you in to her songs. She is blessed with an
instantly recognisable vocal and an ear for impeccable
melodies. Since starting to find her voice as a teenager with an
acoustic guitar in Dundee, she has taken on the pop world
touring Europe, North America and Asia as well as sharing
the stage with Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, Laura Mvula,
Major Lazer and Frightened Rabbit.
Tipped by BBC Introducing as one to watch – she also won
the prestigious ‘Best Newcomer’ prize at The Scottish
Music Awards, and won The Young Scot Award for an
outstanding contribution to music.
Be Charlotte was championed by The Ivor Novellos after she curated Scotland’s first all female
songwriting camp and she is a tireless campaigner for equality in the music industry.
In 2022 Be Charlotte founded Enough Records, a label focussed on spotlighting talented
women and gender minorities. There are currently two artists signed to the label and Charlotte
is dedicated to helping them navigate their first steps in the industry. She’s passionate about
artist development as well as overseeing art direction and music production.
Her latest single “Help Me to Hold On” has received critical acclaim at BBC Radio 1 and editorial
playlisting at Spotify.
“Be Charlotte is not a perfect princess figure and doesn’t want to be. She’s content in being
herself, singing in her own voice and she’s ready to take on the world.” Roisin O’Conner , The
“This feel like the beginning of something really special” Clara Amfo, BBC Radio 1
“Just an incredible song” Pop Justice “profound, savvy songwriting” NPR
“This is an absolute anthem” Lewis Capaldi

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