Charlene has always been keen to do things her way. Born and raised near Crystal Palace, she learnt her love of performing at a young age, first picking up a guitar aged five and then playing open mic venues from the age of eight around South London. Her talent as a gifted guitarist gained her entry to the prestigious BRIT school, although she confesses she was never a typical BRIT student. Charlene self-released EPs and set up a label aged just 18, doing all the artwork and setting herself apart from her peers.
As her songwriting matured Charlene became aware that she had a neurological condition where the brain combines two senses - Synaesthesia. In Charlene’s case, sounds are experienced as colours – she can literally see music in various hues. Charlene gained mainstream attention in late 2011 with her version of The Calling’s Wherever You Will Go. It was originally recorded for the Twinning’s TV advert but was so popular that it sold over half million copies and became a Top 3 single.
Charlene Soraia tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Sep 2007.
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