Irish singer-songwriter KTG - aka Katie Gallagher - prepares to release her debut mini-album, Searching For Magpies, on 26th September 2019 via Beardfire Music.
Opening with the instantly infectious Don’t Tell My Mother - out 28th June 2019 - KTG’s soft, folk-tinged vocals soar effortlessly over the vibrant musicality, reminding us immediately of the likes of Laura Marling or Wallis Bird. Throughout the mini-album, KTG combines modern folk, pop and even country-tinged sensibilities to create a sound that is both playful and poignant. Upcoming single Strawberries feels as though it could have come straight out of KT Tunstall’s back catalogue, as the folk-pop melodies mix with funk-infused guitars, creating something undeniably feel-good and addictive. Talking about the mini-album, KTG elaborates, “the album is based on the old wives tale for Magpies (one for sorrow, two for joy etc.) each track relates to one of the lines in the rhyme. It was inspired by my fascination for magpies and how paranoid I get when I only see one magpie by itself.”
Originally from Ballymahon, County Longford, KTG has been honing her musical skills since the tender age of five. Now 22, KTG has gone from strength to strength, completing her first nationwide tour of Ireland in 2018 in support of the release of her single Man on a Mission, which placed at No.17 in the iTunes official download charts, before releasing her next single Blue, which placed at No.2 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts. With Searching For Magpies, KTG hops to captivate listeners further with her unique blend of folk-pop.
Searching For Magpies is out on 26th September 2019 via Beardfire Music.