Douglas Dare

Douglas Dare (born 6 June 1990)[1] is a British singer-songwriter, based in London.[2]

Douglas Dare
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Douglas Dare in Poznań, 22 February 2015.
Background information
Born (1990-06-06) 6 June 1990 (age 32)
OriginBridport, Dorset, England
GenresArt pop, chamber pop
InstrumentsPiano
LabelsErased Tapes
Websitewww.douglasdare.com

BiographyEdit

Dare is from Bridport, Dorset, England. He is the son of a piano teacher and he studied music at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. He is openly gay and has a drag persona under the name of Visa Reasons.[3]

He released his debut EP, Seven Hours on Erased Tapes in 2013 and toured Europe with label mate Ólafur Arnalds.[4] He released his debut album Whelm on May 12, 2014, on Erased Tapes, and supported label mate Nils Frahm on his North American Tour. In October 2016, he released his second album Aforger on Erased Tapes.[5][6]

DiscographyEdit

Extended playsEdit

# EP Name EP Info Tracklisting
1st Seven Hours EP
  • Released Date: 30 September 2013
  • Genres: Art Pop, Chamber Pop
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  1. "Seven Hours"
  2. "Scars"
  3. "Lungful"
  4. "Flames"
2nd Caroline / If Only EP
  • Released Date: 22 September 2014
  • Genres: Art Pop, Chamber Pop
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  1. "Caroline"
  2. "If I Knew I Were Alive"
  3. "Swim" (Rival Consoles Remix)
  4. "Nile" (Throwing Snow Remix)[7][8]

Studio albumsEdit

# Album Name Album Info Tracklisting
1st Whelm
  • Released Date: 12 May 2014
  • Genres: Art Pop, Chamber Pop
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  1. "Clockwork"
  2. "Nile"
  3. "Repeat"
  4. "Caroline"
  5. "Whelm"
  6. "Unset"
  7. "Lungful"
  8. "Whitewash"
  9. "Swim"
  10. "London's Rose"
2nd Aforger
  • Released Date: 14 October 2016
  • Genres: Art Pop, Chamber Pop
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  1. "Doublethink"
  2. "Greenhouse"
  3. "Oh Father"
  4. "New York"
  5. "The Edge"
  6. "Binary"
  7. "Stranger"
  8. "Venus"
  9. "Thinking Of Him"
  10. "Rex"
3rd Milkteeth
  • Released Date: 21 February 2020
  • Genres: Art Pop, Chamber Pop
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  1. "I Am Free"
  2. "Red Arrows"
  3. "Heavenly Bodies"
  4. "The Piano Room"
  5. "Silly Games"
  6. "The Joy in Sarah's Eyes"
  7. "The Stairwell"
  8. "Wherever You Are"
  9. "The Window"
  10. "The Playground"
  11. "Run"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Quietus | Reviews | Douglas Dare". The Quietus.
  2. ^ "DOUGLAS DARE". Erasedtapes.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Erased Tapes-signed Douglas Dare talks drag on a new episode of Talk The Line". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  4. ^ Cleeve, Sam. "Douglas Dare". Drownedinsound.com. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  5. ^ Day, Laurence. "Douglas Dare". Thelineofbestfit.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Douglas Dare – Nile". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Caroline / If Only by Douglas Dare - Releases". Erasedtapes.com.
  8. ^ "Douglas Dare - Caroline/If Only. Bleep". Bleep.com.

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