Recorded in the shadows of Dartmoor in the bleak winter of 2008 - Catherine and the owl's first EP was haunting and atmospheric. Exploring the strange fusion of genres that had brought the band together.
The EP can be downloaded digitally from BandCamp.
“Possibly one of the most powerful, haunting tracks I’ve heard in a long time” - James Santer of Exeter FM on the track 'The Cellar Song.'
"These songs are not just extraordinary, they possess strong melodies and memorable guitar lines to win over even the most hardened indie purist." - Dave Urwin of Live Music Scene, review of EP 'I.'
1. Martha's Grave
3. The Cellar song
4. Serenade Invaded
All songs by Catherine and the owl.
Recorded and engineered by Neil George at Coombeshead studios.
Layout and design by Ren X.
Photography by Emily Ings.
Tracks 1 and 3 written by Ben Tallamy. Track 2 written by Tim Bland. Track 3 written by Laurence foster.
Tim bland - lead vocals on track 2, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, ebow.
Laurence Foster - lead vocals on track 4, backing on track 1, acoustic guitar, mandolin.
John Hedley - Keyboards, deharmonisers.
Ben Tallamy - Lead vocals tracks 1 and 3, Acoustic guitar, flute, mandolin.