“…has evolved over the last 10 years into a truly exceptional singer-songwriter … every track on “Papercut” hits home … moving freely between dreamy, sophisticated pop songs and power pop laced with ’80s synth to juiced up Americana.” — SALTWIRE


Album cover for Carleton Stone, Papercut, featuring an image of young Carleton Stone playing guitar on a bike in Nova Scotia
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2024 ECMA Songwriter of the Year

MNS Pop Album of the Year

ECMA Contemporary Roots Recording of the Year

Canadian Folk Music Award English Songwriter(s) of the Year

Tim Chaisson, Koady Chaisson, Jake Charron, Colin MacDonald, Carleton Stone (“House of Dreams”)


Carleton has toured extensively since the release of Papercut – both solo and as support for The Crash Test Dummies.

Tour markets include the US (AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, WA, WI) and Canada (AB, BC, ON, SK, MB, NB, NS, PEI).


Carleton Stone is an award-winning artist, a songwriter with a growing list of credits, and a founding member of the hugely successful Port Cities. He has recently added producer to his list of accomplishments with both Willie Stratton’s award winning “Drugstore Dreamin” and his own self produced, Papercut – a collection of sophisticated singer-songwriter pop with well-crafted lyrics and memorable melodies.

An outstanding writer, Carleton has written songs for and with such diverse artists as Ria Mae, Matt Andersen, The East Pointers, Quake, Donovan Woods, Classified, Bobby Bazini, and Neon Dreams.

Carleton has three solo records to his credit, multiple awards, and has toured internationally.