KAREN KNOWLES' success is well known to Australian audiences, having received a gold record while still at high school with her smash hit single “Why won't You Explain?” . She followed it with platinum-selling album “You Are The Reason”. Shortly after, “Loves Us All”, her second album, was released gaining gold status , making her one of the most successful Australian female artists of all time.
After a period spent overseas honoring her talents, Karen returned to Australia in 1988 to star in the hit musical “Big River” before joining the legendary Australian group, The Seekers, further consolidating her reputation as one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. She recently announced her decision to leave The Seekers to concentrate on her solo career.
Karen has often been a guest singer with the Australian Symphony and Pops Orchestras, and maintains a very busy and varied live performance schedule. She Has been a well known personality on national TV in Australia throughout her career and has consolidated a strong following by appearing in two of the most long standing Australian TV programmes; “Young Talent Time” and currently with her regular weekly appearances on Bert Newton's “New Faces”.