Tracyanne Campbell

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Tracyanne Campbell
Tracyanne Campbell 2007.jpg
Background information
Born (1974-05-18) 18 May 1974 (age 45)
OriginGlasgow, Scotland
GenresIndie pop
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1996–present
Associated actsCamera Obscura, Danny Coughlan

Tracyanne Campbell (born 18 May 1974) is a Scottish singer and musician who is the lead vocalist of the Glasgow-based indie pop band Camera Obscura.

Born in Glasgow, Campbell founded Camera Obscura alongside John Henderson and Gavin Dunbar in 1996. The band released Biggest Bluest Hi Fi, Let's Get Out of This Country and My Maudlin Career. They have worked beside Tucker Martine, Stuart Murdoch and Peter Bjorn and John.

Campbell spoke of the loss she felt after bandmate and friend Carey Lander died in 2015. In an interview with "The Guardian", Campbell said "We were all robbed of Carey". Campbell also wrote Lander's obituary for the newspaper.[1]

In 2016 Campbell married her longtime boyfriend, music therapist Tim Davidson, at Brooklyn City Hall. The two have a son.[2]

Most recently she has worked on the project Tracyanne & Danny alongside English musician Danny Coughlan. In May 2018 they released their self-titled album on Merge Records.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Tracyanne. "Carey Lander remembered by Tracyanne Campbell". www.theguardian.com. The Guardian. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ Coleman, Oli. "Indie singer Tracyanne Campbell secretly weds". PageSix. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ Jack, Malcolm. "Tracyanne & Danny: the indie duo turning grief into guitar pop". www.theguardian.com. The Guardian. Retrieved 4 September 2018.