CATtales

Twice award-nominated ~ 5 star-rated ~ fortnightly chat-show

Cat brings you backstage tales with influential musicians about music, life, and their own personal journeys.

May 31, 2021

99: The one with John Waite

From The Babys in the 70s via 80s solo smash ‘Missing You’ to the release of a stunning new album, John Waite is not stopping.  In a career spanning over four decades, John has written, recorded and amassed a back-catalogue of musical treasures and now unleashes Wooden Heart – Acoustic Anthology to remind us of his talent as he weaves ‘that’ voice through a stripped-back collection of songs.

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May 4, 2021

98: The one with Bonnie Tyler

Power ballad queen Bonnie Tyler is proving that The Best Is Yet to Come still with a vibrant new album brimming with the same dramatic, full-bodied husky vocals that propelled her to fame with Total Eclipse of the Heart, It’s A Heartache and Holding Out For A Hero. The award-winning singer went on to sell over 20 million records worldwide and now inspires a new generation of female performers, like Mylie Cyrus, who cite Bonnie as an influence. Quite simply, she is nothing less than a nationa…

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April 21, 2021

97: The one with Hazel O'Connor

I have a virtual girls nights in with one of life’s true survivors. Award-winning singer-songwriter Hazel O’Connor rose to fame over forty years ago starring in the ground-breaking film Breaking Glass. Hits and eye-catching appearances followed including Will You, Big Brother, Monsters in Disguise, Give Me An Inch, and of course, Eighth Day, which now seems even more relevant in our present day times. We look back at how Hazel got the part in the film and how her music career started, abo…

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April 10, 2021

96: The one with Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess

In his late teens, classically trained pianist, Jordan Rudess, turned against the counsel of his parents and went on to be one of the most respected, loved and sought-after progressive-rock keyboardist of all time. He was voted “Best New Talent” in a Keyboard Magazine poll and later “Best Keyboardist of All Time” by Music Radar Magazine. Now, he is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy-nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater. But Jo…

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About the Host

CAT

An accomplished journalist, Cat’s words and images have appeared extensively in offline press, online media, and radio.

Cat currently hosts a radio show every Sunday from 7-10pm on Galaxie Radio, which is broadcast nationally, and CATtales interviews have also been broadcast on CMR Nashville Radio and Deep Red Radio. She has produced radio and podcast shows for Siren FM, Endeavour Radio FM and Ashwood Music, and Cat herself has been interviewed as an award-winning PR & Journalist on Star Radio FM and Radio Gets Wild.

Cat has written features, reviews and interviews for many magazine including; Get Rhythm, Fatea, and Deep Red as well as penning a monthly music column for Fine City and Norfolk On My Mind Magazines. As well as CATtales, Cat also hosts a podcast interviewing influential business people entitled CAT Business Show.

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