I Write The Songs #82 ft Kaya Herstad Carney

by | Sep 23, 2015

Kaya Herstad CarneySongwriter of the week: Kaya Herstad Carney

Kaya is a performing songwriter both solo and with her band Science of the Lamps, as well as a lecturer at Chester University, a skilled vocalist and an experienced vocal coach at Balance Studios with another internationally accredited teacher (both part of only ten singing teachers in the UK fully-authorised by Vocology in Practice™ (ViP)), Ian Davidson. Originally from Norway, she is now based in Liverpool,UK. She’s played the UK and abroad including at The Royal Variety Show, to the BBC Songwriting Showcase and Sound City. Oh and she is the co-founder of the acclaimed Threshold Festival.

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Tiki I Write The Songs #82 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud


  • Tina Turner, I don’t want to fight (soundtrack of the week)
  • Travis, Baby one more time, 1999
  • Science of the lamps, Superhero me, 2014
    (from the Candela EP)
    [symple_button url=”http://singingliverpool.co.uk/” color=”green” size=”default” border_radius=”3px” target=”blank” rel=”” icon_left=”” icon_right=””]Balance Vocal Studio[/symple_button] — [symple_button url=”http://singingliverpool.co.uk/kaya-herstad/” color=”brown” size=”default” border_radius=”3px” target=”blank” rel=”” icon_left=”” icon_right=””]Kaya’s profile at Balance Vocal Studios[/symple_button]
  • Beatles, Eleanor Rigby
  • Pitch Feather, Elderflower
  • Elton John, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road


  • Roxette, It must have been love, 1990 (soundtrack)
  • Joe Cocker featuring Jennifer Warnes, Up where we belong, 1983
  • Science of the lamps, Flames & Firefighters
  • Johnny Nash, I can see clearly now
  • Manu Dibango, Si tu vois ma mère (Sidnet Bechet)
    from the album Midnight in Paris
  • Crystal Gayle, Don’t make my brown eyes blue


  • Damon Albarn, Everyday robots, 2014
  • Yael Naim, Toxic (Cathy Dennis, …)
  • REM, Everybody hurts
  • Science of the lamps, Scary Smile, 2014
  • Elton John, Whispers
  • Jackson 5, I’ll be there, 1970