Wolverhampton native Cariss Auburn represents some of the most exciting alt-R&B coming out of the UK. From earning comparisons to FKA Twigs to a "Song of the Day" title from The Line of Best Fit, Cariss’ latest releases, culminating with EP ‘Refraction,’ have garnered praise from the likes of Notion, COLORS, gal-dem, DORK, Refinery 29 and many more.
2021 saw Cariss receive continued support from Spotify and gain her first spins on BBC Radio 1, BBC 1XTRA and BBC6 Music. Steadily growing confidence in her effortlessly unique sound, underpinned by universal emotion, Cariss has also proved to be a truly captivating live performer with a standout debut festival performance at Liverpool Sound City.
She starts this year in collaboration with Dr. Martens on fan-favourite single ‘Daydream’ for their #TeamUpOnTheTrack initiative on Instagram. New single 'Fantasy' is an 80s funk-soaked rejection of loneliness.
Cariss is set to perform her debut London headline show at Notting Hill Arts Club on the 18th March.