Paul Starling is a nautical rock singer/songwriter, writing such songs as "Visions Of Drowning", "Caroline", "Old Tack Pianos", "Ballad Of A Raincoat", & "All The Good Looking Girls Are Dead". Some have classified his music as "chamber pop", while he has stated himself as a "nautical pop historian". He seems to be infatuated with the artist Frida Kahlo, as many of his lyrics include her name. He also has a near obsession with Hearst Castle. Most of his lyrics include references to the sea & California history.
He pulled a Paul Starling and decided to write a nautical pop song.