Cat Popper: “Writing is complicated for me, because voices in my head tell me I should sound more like someone else”

Cat Popper
(Image credit: Vivian Wang)

Catherine ‘Cat’ Popper has played with a mighty list of celebs – Jack White, Brian Fallon, Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Norah Jones, Puss N Boots, Willie Nelson, Peter Rowan and Tony Rice, Grace Potter, Jesse Malin, Tommy Stinson and Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Band among them. 

Tired of the road, she joined the Broadway show Diana in 2020, just in time for the pandemic to take that gig away – leaving her free to write her first solo song, Maybe It’s All Right. Not that she did it entirely willingly, as she explains.   

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