Monday, January 30, 2023

Cat Clyde - "Papa Took My Totems"

Photo by Laura-Lynn Petrick

Cat Clyde is known as a Canadian indie-folk artist, but her latest single is distinctly not traditionally folk. "Papa Took My Totems" is rooted in more of a rock sound than folk. Clyde's vocals more soul than folk, there are some great early garage rock keyboards, and the song just straight up rocks. Despite the rock roots of the song, Clyde injects a certain groove into the song that goes well beyond straight up rock. The theme of 2023 seems to be music that borrows from multiple genres, and "Papa Took My Totems" is a perfect example of that. It's a great working of folk, rock, soul, indie rock, and garage rock. This is a special song you're going to want to put on repeat for a while.

Cat Clyde says of her new song, which is partially inspired by her M├ętis heritage:

“There’s a lot of sacredness that’s being destroyed in the world, and that’s difficult to deal with sometimes. Totems, to me, feel like places and things that are important and real, to witness the destruction of things like that is devastating.”

You can watch the video for "Papa Took My Totems" below. Down Rounder is due out February 17 on Second Prize Records. The album can be pre-ordered here. For more on Cat Clyde, check out the artist's website.

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