King Charles, born Charles Costa (6 May 1985) is a singer-songwriter from West London.
Charles plays the guitar, piano, and cello. He is also a classically trained singer.
The most recent album Loveblood being rated as the 36th best album in the UK
Since launching his solo debut single, Time Of Eternity in 2010, King Charles has garnered much press and online support along with radio play from UK radio DJs Tom Robinson, Rob Da Bank, Zane Lowe, Lauren Laverne and Huw Stephens.
In early 2010, King Charles won the prestigious International Songwriting Competition by a unanimous vote by a panel of industry heavyweights including Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Timbaland, Black Francis and Jerry Lee Lewis. Since then, he has been performing to critical acclaim throughout the UK and Europe, gathering an ever-swelling and devout audience. He most recently supported Mumford & Sons on their sold-out US tour in late 2010. (The Watering Hole)