It is with the greatest sadness, that we must share the news that Carey passed away peacefully on Sunday 11th October after her illness with cancer. We have lost our friend and bandmate, and our deepest sympathy goes out to her partner Kenny, and to all her family and friends.



Carey has exceeded her £50k fundraising target for the cancer research charity Sarcoma UK. The charity say this is the largest single appeal in their history.

Tracyanne says:

“We’re sincerely thankful to every person who has donated to this campaign. It’s truly heartwarming for Carey, her family and her friends to know...


It is with regret that Camera Obscura must announce the cancellation of their planned shows in Mexico and California in October 2015.

Keyboard player Carey Lander is undergoing treatment for cancer, and the band has decided to shelve all work commitments for the time being.

Lead singer-songwriter Tracyanne Campbell says: “We’re really...

Season's Greetings

Hello everyone

Just a helpful reminder of last-posting dates before Christmas, should you be looking to surprise anyone with something from our online shop. Don’t forget we have lovely mugs, bags, posters, as well as tshirts, plus we are currently offering a free limited edition copy of Desire Lines on cassette...

Desire Lines nominated for Scottish Album of the Year

Hi everyone
We are delighted to find that Desire Lines has been long listed for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year award.

There are some great albums on the list so victory may not be ours, but none the less, we are proud of the album...

Brand new USA and Canada dates for July 2014

we are ready to get our sweat on and continue our recovery from maternity/paternity leave and get on the road in North America.
15th – Le Poisson Rouge, New York NY Tickets
16th – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY Tickets
18th –...

New UK and Ireland tour dates AND new Session EP

Hi everyone, we are really happy to be able to announce both a new release and new tour dates…

Firstly the Session EP, the 4-track 7” comprises live audio taken from the 4AD Session Camera Obscura recorded in their hometown of Glasgow last summer. With all songs featured lifted from...

Camera Obscura win award at the Scottish Music Awards

Camera Obscura were delighted to be awarded the King Tuts Songwriting Award at this weekend’s Tartan Clefs. A great end to the year.