Cape Town-born Louise Carver is a classically-trained pianist and vocalist. She has been writing songs on the piano since 11yrs old. She was signed to Silver Tulip Music at the age of 15, and her first single, "It Don't Matter", became a huge success on the domestic charts in 1996/97. She was just 17 at the time. The debut album "Mirrors and Windows" was released the following year, with another two singles lifted from it.
She was signed to Silver Tulip Music at the age of 15, and her first single, "It Don't Matter", became a huge success on the domestic charts in 1996/97. She was just 17 at the time. The debut album "Mirrors and Windows" was released the following year, with another two singles lifted from it.
Louise then went to explore other avenues and lent her vocal, songwriting and production skills to the dance arena, with the "Looking Around" EP released in 2001 before the "Play the Game" and "I'd Say Yes" tracks produced in the UK filled dance floors in the years that followed.
First Single: ?It Don't Matter' [released at the end of 1996.] Reached the number 1 position on the national Campus Charts and after 11 weeks on the 5FM Top 40, reached 3rd position.
EP: ?Looking Around' [released 2001]
Louise then went on to explore other avenues and lent her vocal chords, songs and production to the dance arena, doing live performances with some of the hottest underground DJ's. ?My Reality' [first single off the EP], reached 10th position on the 5FM Top 40.
The R&B/Pop track, ?Looking around' was placed on high rotation on several other leading radio stations.
In 2002 Louise released her single 'Words don't mean a thing', in which wrote, sang, arranged and co-produced the music. It was instantly picked up by all major radio stations [no. 11 on 5FM Top 40, high rotation on R&B stations] and has proved popular ever since.
Louise in the UK.
Louise wrote and sang the song ?Play the Game' with Kenny Hawkes [British Deep House producer and DJ.] The single hit the No.1 spot on the Belgium National Dance charts. With single sales doing so well, 2 remixes were released in 2003 ? Phil Weeks remix &Stefan Goldmann remix. The artwork for ?Play the Game' has become a classic collectors item for vinyl fanatics. Their forthcoming collaboration, ?String Me Along', will be released later this year.
International interest from major labels came as a result of ?Play the Game', which lead to a deal with Sony/Illustrious UK. Louise wrote, sang and vocally produced the song ?I'd Say Yes' over the instrumental, Pornorama ?Leliwa'. Licensed to South Africa, it reached the no.1 spot on the 5FM Top 40 charts.
2002 ? Guess sponsorship deal for 1 yr.
2004 ? 2007 -Levi's Strauss sponsorship deal.
2005 ? ZOOM footwear sponsorship.
2005 ? Woolworths Summer Campaign: above and below the line.
2006 ? Woolworths Winter Campaign.
2006/2007- Gucci Sunglass Sponsorship.
2006/2007 ? ghd hair products