There have been at least 6 groups, and at least 3 solo artists, existing under the name 'Carmen'. 1) CARMEN, an irish singer-songwriter based in London (see Carmen Phelan). More info here 2) A melodic rock band, formed in Cheltenham, England in 2004. 3) A unique English-American band who combined flamenco music with progressive rock in the 1970s 4) 4 piece hardcore band from Rochester, Kent 5) Stage name of Carmen Gaspar aka Carmen Dorau, a German New Wave (Neue deutsche Welle) singer of the early 80's.