After writing songs for established artists like Gloria Gaynor, Katie spent a good handful of years touring in Australia but was soon to be propelled forward. Acclaimed Record Producer Howard Willing (Smashing Pumpkins, Counting Crows, Sheryl Crow, Ok Go) found her music on the web and reached out to Katie to discuss working together. She jumped on a few planes back and forth before realising that stateside was where she wanted to be, whether in the industry buzz of LA or the cultural spur of Nashville. With 2 suitcases, a computer and her guitar, Katie upped and re-located to Cali for good. What followed was a string of locals awards, TV placements for her music and an illustrious award from Movado watches coupled with a national US national television ad campaign.
Cole, then picked up further momentum with her last EP “Lost Inside a Moment” gaining some unexpected but welcomed support from the UK. Cole had 2 songs play-listed on BBC Radio 2, with other songs played and was also interviewed on Aled Jones’s Good Morning Sunday. Luck would have it, the1st single “I Can’t Wait” from the upcoming new album also gained several plays on BBC Radio 2. Katie is taking it all in stride touring both the UK and America.
Most recently Katie has performed at festivals including SXSW, Sundance, Namm, ASCAP expo and several show for Pinktober (breast cancer awareness month) at various Hard Rock Cafes throughout America. Now the incredible new single, paired with a brilliant video is sure to create just as many sparks. “(We Started a) Fire” is reminiscent of KT Tunstall and Sheryl Crow. American Country meets British Pop. Her new album "lay it all down" is out now. Read more on Last.fm.
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