CATtales

Twice award nominated ~ 5 star rated ~ monthly chat show

Cat brings you backstage tales with influential musicians about music, life, and their own personal journeys.
If you’re new to the show, take a listen to what’s it’s all about or catch one of the latest episodes…

Nov. 22, 2021

105: The one with Rozalla

Dance anthem Everybody’s Free is the defining song of the 90s peaking at No.6 in the UK, selling more than 6 million copies, and catapulting Rozalla to international stardom. Hit after hit and a tour with Michael Jackson followed for the chart-topping Queen of Rave, but when musical tastes changed and girl and boy bands started to dominated the charts, dance music lists its edge. But Rozalla is no ordinary performer. She never let her love for music subside and continued to release music,…

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Nov. 17, 2021

104: The one with Love Affair's Steve Ellis

Steve Ellis is the Great White of soul singers who fronted 60’s mod, pop, soul group Love Affair best remembered for their stunning singles Rainbow Valley, Bringing On Back The Good Times, and of course the smash hit Everlasting Love, which become one of the defining songs of its era. Now Brighton-based Steve (well, where else?), post-Love Affair, had more chart hits with Widowmaker, has since forged out a successful solo career, and is about to release a 10 CD boxed set. We chat about th…

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Oct. 6, 2021

103: The one with James Zada aka Llewellyn

If selling over a million albums of new age, meditation, and relaxation music under the name Llewellyn wasn’t enough, multi-talented composer, James Zada, is now venturing into the world of contemporary pop music. Driven by a deep love for nostalgic 80s and 90s evergreen classics, Fame, his debut release under the name James Zada, is packed with catchy and uplifting pop tracks all with a distinctive nostalgic feel.  We chat about the inspiration behind the album, James’ reason for changin…

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Sept. 11, 2021

102: The one with Dean Friedman

American singer-songwriter Dean Friedman first entered into the international pop consciousness in 1977 with the Top 20 chart success of his infectious hit single, Ariel.  And before anyone could attach the label ‘one hit wonder’, Dean scored again with the release of his follow up album, “Well, Well,” Said the Rocking Chair, and hit singles, Lucky Stars, Lydia, Rocking Chair, McDonald’s Girl and Woman Of Mine.  Dean has has since become known as a songwriter par excellence and has compos…

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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 weekly radio show on Thrive Radio and hosted weekly shows on The Feel Network and Galaxie Radio in the past. 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. CATtales interviews have also been broadcast on CMR Nashville Radio and Deep Red Radio.

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 has also hosted a podcast interviewing influential business people entitled CAT Business Show.

And the show isn’t over yet...