I have been doing a lot of thinking lately and working to get happier and healthier. My last record was a tribute to my parents and the love that they raised me with. The overwhelming sense of loss that I felt for most of my life without them inspired many of the songs and it has been a long journey from there to here.
I am happy that I wrote those songs and still enjoy singing most of them but the time has come to move on.
I’ve been writing newer songs that celebrate enjoying the moment. Being grateful for what I have and having fun. It’s hokey as can be but I want to celebrate happiness.
Depression and anxiety have been a real struggle and I couldn’t ignore the fact that it was taking a toll on my health and taking me away from my family and everyday abilities. I have been seeking help and doing better and would be happy to answer any questions if you want to ask them privately.
Thank you for the support that you have all shown me as I bare my soul and connect with you all. I’m really excited about the new songs and hope to start recording this summer.
For now here’s a little Mother’s Day ditty that I wrote for my kids.
Hope to see some of you at the Amsterdam tomorrow night. Set swap with Mary Bue.
Love, Katy x