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Meet Catherine Roche

There’s a natural aching in Catherine Roche’s voice. But it isn’t a forced vocal inflection. It’s comes completely naturally, as if this New Englander was born to sing country music. She tells a story through song with such emotion, such grace. You just have to hang on to find out where her voice will take you. Honestly, the more I hear from this talented singer/songwriter, the more I need to hear. With each song there is growth, diversity, and a very apparent drive to be better.

Catherine will soon be releasing an original called “Behind These Closed Doors.” With this piece of work, she has stepped outside her comfort zone. This time, the artist reaches into a darker place, but manages to find some light. It has almost an ethereal feel to it. There’s a Joan Baez earthiness to Roche’s vocal approach that keeps you believing in whatever she is telling you.

Songwriting and singing are not Catherine Roche’s only talents, she is also a captivating, energetic live performer. It’s clear when she is on stage, that she has found her place, her calling, her happiness. This creator of art aims to please, and in doing so has achieved the trifecta of being a music artist; a talented singer, songwriter and performer.

 

 

  • Listen To Catherine

    Of her new single, “Behind These Closed Doors,” Catherine said,  the song came about “after a year filled with so many sad stories of friends dealing with difficult situations. I remember thinking, wow you never know what goes on behind closed doors. And then thinking, but even though there’s sadness, I still see beauty in this world and others. So I brought this idea to my friend Wesley Steed and we wrote this in Nashville.”

    Push play to hear “Behind Closed Doors” before it becomes available on streaming platforms:

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  • Roche Gets Real

    * Grew up in: Haverhill,MA

    * Now lives in: Merrimac, MA

    * Current single: “Behind These Closed Doors” 

    * What lead you to music: the freedom of it all lead me to music. And How you can bring real and fictional stories to life and how you can help, heal, and inspire people through it.

    * How old when you started: I was a little girl   but it wasn’t until I was 18 when I went at it fully and professionally.

    * Instruments played: vocals and guitar

    * How would you describe your sound: country, with a mix of folk, rock and pop.

    * Who inspires you: there are a lot of people that inspire me constantly. People who follow their dreams and never give up inspire me the most

    * Awards/accolades: Made top 3 for Local Catch Live competition for the chance to perform at Country 1025 Street 

    * Dream duet partner: Miranda Lambert !!!

    * All- time favorite country song: Oh gosh! So many to think of but I always go back to Kip Moore’s Everything But You

    * First country concert: I think Tim McGraw

    * What songs do you like now on Country 1025: every single one of them

    *If you weren’t a musician, what would you be doing: something In the music industry

    *Day Job: Music and merchandiser for a tree and shrub company

    * Most proud moment: I have a few! Recently I have been able to work with LeAnn Phalen, Forest Whitehead and Jerry Flowers. 3 incredible humans in the music industry! Check them out.

    *Crazy thing that happened in your music career: Getting to work with Jerry Flowers, LeAnn Phalen, and Forest Whitehead haha!

    *Other things you like to do: I love planting, cooking, working out and going to the beach

    *Fun fact:  I have the ability to walk past my laundry in the laundry room and mind my business is pretty incredible

    *Mantra: I have a new one all the time but I recently went to my friends grandfather’s 80th and he told everyone “just keep going” and I’m sticking to that one.

     

  • Catch Catherine Online

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  • Are You A Catch

    Every week, Kruser’s Local Catch highlights New England’s homegrown country music talent, and tells you where to catch them locally and in Nashville. Click here to view previous catches.

    *Singer/songwriters with original music: Please submit for consideration on The Local Catch by emailing Kruser at carolyn.kruse@bbgi.com

  • Photo Fun

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