anadian indie-folk artist CAT CLYDE (she/her) shares the new video for ‘Everywhere I Go’, a bouncy, folky slice of indie-rock and the opening track from her brand new album Down Rounder, out everywhere now on her own Second Prize Records, stream HERE‘Everywhere I Go’ is a breathtaking coming-of-age track that muses on the realisation of having to let some things go and hold other things close; that the duality of difficult experiences are often opportunities for not only growth, but gaining deeper insight. Its accompanying video features footage shot mostly around Glasgow, a peek into Cat Clyde‘s life as she moves through nature, record stores, time on her own, and time shared with friends. “I wanted to capture the movement and message of the song as we travelled along, as traveling and movement are such a big part of my life,” she shares.Also featuring the singles ‘Mystic Light’, ‘I Feel It’ and ‘Papa Took My Totems’ – on which she drew inspiration from her Indigenous Métis heritage and reflects on the ravaging effects of colonialism, the state of the environment, and the patriarchy at large – Down Rounder showcases the full breadth of the Canadian artists storytelling and deep connection to nature. On the album title she shares, “A rounder is someone who moves around through natural landscapes looking for answers, to make sense of it all through movement and experience. To find something or some place that could feel like home, to belong to the land and feel a part of something greater. During the making of this record I felt very lost and low and felt the songs were a way for me to explore myself and venture more deeply into my own natural landscape within. I was a down rounder, low down but still a rounder.”

WATCH: Cat Clyde – ‘Everywhere I Go’
When it came time to record Down Rounder – and after plans to self-produce in the cabin studio she shares with her partner unexpectedly halted due to a mould issue – Cat Clyde immediately sparked with producer Tony Berg (Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney) in Los Angeles’ famed Sound City Studios. Together they laid down the entirety of the album in six days flat, striking listeners with an intimate, livewire electricity. Her malleable singing voice and contemplative, poetic lyricism espouse an essential connection between our spiritual centre and the natural world that surrounds us. “Connecting with the natural environment around me inspired a lot of these songs, and sonically I feel like this record is very grounded as a result,” Clyde says while talking about the album’s thematic bend, “I wanted these songs to sound raw and rough, but also placed-together in a way that created—a simple beauty, like the changing seasons or a setting sun.”Cat Clyde has established a special link with so-called-Australia across her impressive catalogue, having supported Paul Kelly across Canada and the US, the country being her third highest streaming territory globally, and support from triple j, Double J, Triple R and Music Feeds among others.Down Rounder is Cat Clyde’s third proper solo album and fifth release overall, joining her debut Ivory Castanets (2017), the spellbinding follow-up Hunters Trance (2019), Good Bones – a set of acoustic reimagining from Hunters Trance (2020) – and joining up with fellow Canadian country singer-songwriter Jeremie Albino for the stellar collaborative album Blue Blue Blue (2021). She’s racked up tens of millions of streams across platforms, setting the stage for Down Rounder as her widest-reaching album yet.
Cat Clyde – Down RounderOut now (Second Prize Records)Stream
Track listing:Everywhere I GoPapa Took My TotemsNot Going BackThe GloomMystic LightReal LoveI Feel ItEternityHawk In The TreeSend You LoveUpcoming tour datesMonday 20 Feb – Birmingham Town Hall – Birmingham, UKTuesday 21 Feb – Manchester Academy – Manchester, UKWednesday 22 Feb – Saint Luke’s – Glasgow, UKThursday 23 Feb – The Wardrobe – Leeds, UKSaturday 25 Feb – Chalk – Brighton, UKMonday 27 Feb – Cambridge Junction – Cambridge, UKTuesday 28 Feb – Koko – London, UKWednesday 1 March – Banquet Records – Kingston upon Thames, UKFriday 3 March – Melkweg – Amsterdam, NL


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