Cat Dowling interview: ‘I feel a bit like Benjamin Button – like I’m living life in reverse!’

After a ‘really quiet’ upbringing in Kilkenny, Cat Dowling is making up for lost time: her latest album, Animals, was recorded while she was heavily pregnant with her third child

21st November, 2021
Cat Dowling interview: ‘I feel a bit like Benjamin Button – like I’m living life in reverse!’
Cat Dowling: ‘If films were in 3D, I always thought that books were 4D’

It’s been almost eight years since Cat Dowling released The Believer, her first solo record after departing the Irish electronic band Alphastates. This marked a turning point in the Kilkenny woman’s songwriting, leading to an intense and rewarding creative period while she was pregnant with her third child. Before she had a chance to make a follow-up, life got in the way.

“Life” meant a new baby, health issues and the...

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