David Kitt interview: ‘I was trying to connect with a time that was simpler’

In early 2020, the acclaimed singer-songwriter was set to move to Australia – but then the pandemic struck. Now he has responded by revisiting his creative past, reworking 20 songs from his back catalogue

4th July, 2021
David Kitt interview: ‘I was trying to connect with a time that was simpler’
David Kitt: ‘It has been a very solitary year, which meant that I buried myself in the work and was quite obsessive about finding the right sounds for the reworked songs’

About 15 months ago, David Kitt had made plans to move to Australia. He had sold his car, put his stuff into storage and bid a temporary farewell to his partner, Margie Jean Lewis, who returned home to Adelaide ahead of his expected arrival. Kitt, for his part, was due to move to Paris for an artist residency for a number of months, and then on to Australia.

But about two weeks after Lewis moved to...

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