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LISTEN: 'Popular' By The Anchoress
The Quietus , October 15th, 2015 11:54

Singer and songwriter shares the first taste of her forthcoming debut album; listen to the track below

Welsh singer, songwriter and producer The Anchoress releases her debut album, Confessions Of A Romance Novelist, through Kscope Records early next year and as a first taste of the album she is sharing ‘Popular’, which you can check out above right now.

The Anchoress is the project of Catherine AD who says that ‘Popular’ is one of the older songs of hers that made it onto the album after co-producer Paul Draper heard it in the demo stage amidst a number of other tracks that had been put forward for consideration. “. It came out of something my Mum used to say to me all the time during some particularly tough years at my first school,” she says. “Kids seem to have some innate sixth sense for difference and decided I was ‘weird’ from the outset.

“We had a brilliant time producing this track as I hope you can hear from all the crazy voices and ad libs. It’s rare that something turns out exactly how you hear it in your head. I spent an additional week during mixing on piecing together and extending the end reprise section (yes, it's supposed to sound like that…).” The album is out on January 8 and the track is out now.