Raised in Dublin, Exiled in Scotland, lives in lil' house in Cornwall by the sea, Past member of Aerials Up, influences include : Local Natives, Bombay Bicycle Club, Villagers, Cat Power, Cream, The Doors, John Martin, Any old blues, Bowie, Joni Mitchel, Feist, Damien Rice, Jack Johnson, Bellx1, Jeff Buckley, Newton Faulkner, Ray lamontagne, Laura Marling, Boy Who
Trapped The Sun.
Irish Songstress Debbie Kate began her career in the Dublin open mic scene before relocating to Glasgow to write and record debut EP ‘I.Sea’ which quickly received airplay on BBC Radio 1 and led to support slots with Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Colin McIntyre, George Ezra, Pearl and the Puppets, Marina Celeste and many more. Following this, she joined the Glasgow Band Aerials Up and supported acts such as Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini, and played many major festivals such as T in the Park, Wickerman and Canadian Music Week in Toronto. The follow-up to ‘I.Sea’ - “‘Trapped Bird’ - comes 2 years later from the singer’s new home in Cornwall, its dramatic scenery and exposure to the stormy Atlantic providing inspiration for her new material. The final stages of the process saw Debbie bring the songs back to the heart of Glasgow to collaborate with a select group fellow musicians old and new.
‘Trapped Bird’ is truly a reflection of my experiences over the last 2 years. It’s about wanting more while having less, the battle to be an
honest self, and the constant pull between the head and the heart.” ‘Trapped Bird’ was recorded by Jamie Savage in Glasgow’s seminal Chem19 Studios (Mogwai, The Delgados, Admiral Fallow)and is due for digital download and limited edition physical release on 31/01/2014.
Debbie Kate is in the process of booking a UK and Ireland tour to support the release and tracks from the forthcoming EP have already been played on BBC Cornwall, Celtic Radio and Amazing Radio.