Jonathan Karkar Set To Release Latest Single’I Forgot About Me’

There’s a lot of great music coming out of Canada. The likes of Avril Lavigne, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drake, and Justin Bieber are known to everyone; then there’s Marianas Trench who aren’t so well known yet in the UK and Europe but are legendary in their home country and have been among our favourites for many years now. Now we’re proud to introduce you the newest kid on the block.



Set for release on Friday October 25, ‘I Forgot About Me’ is the debut single from Toronto based pop-producer Jonathan Karkar. The track will be available to stream and download across all digital media platforms.

Music has always played a big part in Jonathan’s life. He played in rock bands during school before moving on to university where he studied composition. Following graduation he went on to spend four years in the jazz world. Now he combines all his experience, as well as inspiration from the likes of fellow Canadians Marianas Trench, and Las Vegas’ Panic! At The Disco, into his pop-oriented sound.

Speaking of the track, Karkar says the song was “inspired by the feeling of being left behind.” A simple statement, it is actually very conservative in summary of the track, which sees Jonathan weave infectious grooves and melodies into a powerfully emotional vocal performance.

‘I Forgot About Me’ will be available across all streaming platforms from 25th October 2019. You can find Jonathan Karkar online on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Listen to more of his music on SoundCloud.

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