MissinCat

MissinCat

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

Some years ago Italian born singer/songwriter Caterina Barbieri alias MissinCat packed her bags and moved to artist mecca Berlin, where she locked herself into a studio with guitars, microphones and little else, and created her stunning debut album " Back On My Feet".

Critics loved her work: her songs are intimate and honest, arranged in a very essential but intense way, true to the principle "Quiet is the new loud".

She was signed by indie label Revolver, and the first single (Back on my

Biography

IN 2007 Italian born singer/songwriter Caterina Barbieri (alias MissinCat) packed her bags and moved to artist mecca Berlin, where she locked herself away in a recording studio with guitars, microphones and not much else, to create her stunning debut album " Back On My Feet". Critics took to her work immediately: her songs are intimate and honest, arranged in a very sparse but intense way, true to her mantra "quiet is the new loud". She was signed by indie label Revolver and first single "Back On My Feet" became a surprise radio hit (went on rotation on the biggest German Radio station like Bayern 3, SWR 3, 1Live, Radioeins, Fritz, Sputnik, gaining top 65# in the mainstream radio charts and top ten in the Capusstations: 8#. Nintendo chose it for its 2009 German television campaign. Her infectious songs also caught the attention of Amy Winehouse who asked her to support her on her German tour. 2010 has seen MissinCat constantly touring Europe, Australia and USA , where she played SXSW.

New album
In October 2010 MissinCat travelled to Stockholm, working with Swedish producer Sonny Boy Gustafsson (Miss Li) on her new album 'WOW' , released in Germany March 2011.
With this collection she has explored new sounds and musical arrangements taking her songs into different areas of musicality but retaining her distinguished original style.
This time out MissinCat’s charming voice is accompanied by banjos, horns, mellotron, strings, pianos and celestas…On "WOW" MissinCat also duets with the Swedish singer Miss Li and again with the Italian singer-songwriter Dente.
MissinCat is currently touring with her band but she is also performing solo shows where she creates an intimate and charming atmosphere.
Her current single “Capita” is a duet with the Italian singer-songwriter Dente, already on rotation on German Radios like Bayern 3, NDR 2, Radioeins and Motor Fm. Remained for 4 weeks in the German Mainstream Radioplay Charts.
As well new video clip is on rotation on Yavido.

Discography

- Back On My Feet (2009)
- WOW (2010)