Cats on Fire’s latest album All Blackshirts to Me has been a source of joy for lovers of indie rock played with those delicious jangling guitars since earlier this year. Now the band has released a new video for "After the Fact" off the album. Click here to see it.
The video manages to provoke and outpouring of love from legendary music critic Everett True on Collapse Board, which is definitely the most interesting site writing about music at the moment on the Internet. True’s chain of association runs from The Smiths to Echo & The Bunnymen and ends up copy-pasting his liner notes for a spate of Pulp reissues. It’s worth noting that at the time of its writing, the band was obviously totally new to him… Read the article.
The Guardian music blog by Neil Kulkarni True links to is also worth a read. Read Kulkarni's post "Forget indie-pop stereorypes, Cats on Fire is just great" .
Cats on Fire will be playing a few shows in Sweden in the near future:
14.07. Island In The Sun, Jurmo, Åland
20.07. Debaser Slussen, Stockholm
21.07. Jazzhuset, Göteborg
27.07. Debaser, Malmö
28.07.Special set at the Cosy Den festival on the Saturday of the Cosy Den Festival, Haninge.