Carl Stevens

I am a singer-songwriter, writer and musician, originally from Exeter, Devon (UK), though I am resident in Italy (Viterbo, Lazio). I graduated from Bath Spa University, Bath, Somerset (UK) in 2011 with a First-Class B.A. Hons degree in Creative Writing (major) and English Literature, conducting further studies in the field of Environmental Sciences.

Filming the video for  ‘Angel with a Nose-ring’ (May, 2017)


Since I began studying music in my youth, I have played guitar with blues and rock band, ‘The Touchy Subjects’, paused during my years of tertiary study to concentrate on the craft of writing (in particular poetry, short stories and travel-writing) and have recently been striving to realize my dream of creating an acoustic group which blends the sounds of folk, surf music and the vibes of the islands with original lyrics inspired by my love for poetry.

Some of my influences – to name just a few – include: Jack Johnson, John Butler, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Tom Waits, Bob Marley, Cat Stevens, and Donovan.

Playing with blues-rock band ‘The Touchy Subjects’ at ‘The Purple Turtle’, London