// Location: Squamish, BC
// Genres: Rock/Soul/Jazz
// Years Active: 2013- Present
"I jumped at the chance to work with Cat Madden... She genuinely shines with her craft, wit and intelligence, and it has continued to impress me (and my colleagues in the industry) greatly"
(Mavis Harris - Nice Marmot PR)
"Cat is a powerhouse singer and gifted songwriter - she blurs the line between rock, soul and jazz so eloquently."
(Nygel Asselin - NYG Productions)
"Cat's voice is like an opera singer mixed with a Husqvarna chainsaw..."
(Mike - The Gas Station)
"Cat’s original songs are poignant, personal and powerful. We knew we had to have Cat and her band play the first Squamish Constellation Festival... She was fantastic"
(Tamara Stanners - 100.5 The Peak)
“To hear Madden sing, it's hard to believe there was a time when she didn't give it everything she's got. Her vocals are beyond powerful and it's a wonder she can sing with so much heart and soul gig after gig.”
(Kirsten Andrews - Director of Aquila Productions)
“ Imagine sitting in an underground bar in New York captivated by every single note… fantastic voice… we’ll be following you!”
(Graeme and Richard - BBC UK)
"I’ll never forget the force behind her voice... and everyone in that room, who were seated and eating, stopped and listened to Cat’s raw talent"
(Darren - 107.1 MountainFM)
“...as soon as she starts to sing, she just dominates your attention and becomes the biggest thing in the room. Her voice is incredibly powerful.”
(Ross - Purplecamera.co.uk)
Cat humbly gifts you powerful performance, raw lyrics and captivating vocals. Marcus Ramsay brings you rootsy rock n' roll style guitar, incredible dexterity, charismatic slide solos and a hyper-energetic stage persona. Together, drummer Drew Crome and bassist Art Barrientos infuse tantalizing grooves with soul drenched low end in a powerhouse rhythm section. The band are an eclectic mix of classic styles and carry that old soul vibe with a modern twist.”
Squamish based artist "Cat Madden" has come a long way since landing in Canada in 2015. She debuted with her band at the inaugural Squamish Constellation Festival and you can catch them playing regular shows in Vancouver at the likes of Guilt & Company and The Railway Stage and Beer Café. They are currently working with Nygel Asselin (NYG Productions) on their first EP.
Cat humbly gifts you some of the most powerful, raw singing you've ever heard and intertwines it with captivating vocal licks. Writer of the bands songs; Cat also holds down the fort on rhythm guitar. Alongside her is Alberta's finest Marcus Ramsay bringing his country rock n' roll style to the table with incredible dexterity, charismatic slide solos and an entertaining and energetic stage persona. Together, drummer Drew Crome and bassist Art Barrientos infuse tantalizing grooves with soul drenched low end in a powerhouse rhythm section. They transfer you effortlessly from finger clicking swing to intricately patterned pandemonium to Woodstock-era influenced rock. The band are an eclectic mix of classic styles and carry that old soul vibe with a modern twist.
Really it's just laid back-heart-warming-hard-hitting-soul-wrenching-music... fuelled by passion and performed genuinely. That's all.