"Delightful, charming, entrancing and just a little sassy!"
Trad & Now Magazine
"Cowgirl jazz, country spirit and plenty of pizzazz!"
Country Music Capital News
"Calypso Cowgirl Music!"
"Refreshingly different...and thank goodness for that!"
Country Update Magazine
"A truly inspiring woman, a living example of what you can create when you tune in, follow your heart and do what you love."
Evelina Piga - Musician
“Kathryn has a memorable voice and the quality shines on every track, I enjoyed the whole album.She is currently writing for her next C.D. and if it is as good as this one it will be worth waiting for, highly recommended.”..Quote John Williams , Trad and Now- Aug 2009.
PRESS RELEASE JAN 2011
SWINGING COWGIRL LAUNCHES DEBUT ALBUM YESTERDAY'S NEWS
After a busy year writing, touring, and performing with country music star Clelia Adams, Dolphin Awards “Best Lyrics” winner Kathryn Jones has released her independently produced album Yesterday’s News.
“The title was inspired by the 14 year hiatus I took from singing and writing to focus on my family,” Kathryn explains. “I’d long wondered how I was going to fit back into the music industry – was I just going to be ‘yesterday’s news’?”
Originally from Kempsey and now living near Byron Bay with her husband and four children, Kathryn’s album gives her audience a heartfelt yet playful insight into her dynamic life. Written on the eve of meeting her biological father for the first time last March, “George’s Song” beautifully captures the heartache of a life lived without the love of a parent. “This song was written two days before I met my Bosnian father, George,” Kathryn recalls. “Later I discovered that not only was he a farmer, but his father was a Bosnian country and western singer.” The track “Dark Sunless Day” was inspired from a dream Kathryn had about a good friend who had abruptly left town. “I woke in the middle of the night and the words came tumbling out,” she says. “The next week I ran into the mother of my friend who told me that the day I had the dream, her daughter had left town without explanation, leaving her devastated. Eerie stuff!”
Now that she has finished her album, Kathryn will complete her E.P. with international producer, Alan Parkes. “Allan was not only Cliff Richards’ acclaimed musical director for 25 years but also worked with musical greats such as 10CC, Olivia Newton John, Brian Cadd and Elaine Page,” she says excitedly.
Described as having a passionate, penetrating voice that blurs the boundaries between folk and country, Kathryn is a regular fixture on the East Coast musical circuit since launching her successful debut EP Oh Brother Come Home in 2007. After nabbing the “Best Lyrics” award at the 2009 Dolphin Awards, Kathryn continues to impress critics and audiences alike with her soul driven tunes and heartfelt lyrics.
Kathryn will be launching Yesterday’s News” at the 2011 Tamworth Country Music Festival and also performing with Clelia Adams and The River Valley Express.
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