The original lineup of the Canadian female metal group KITTEN – Morgan lander (guitar, vocals), Mercedes Lander (drums), Fallon bowman (guitar) and Tanya candler (bass) – reunited last night (Tuesday January 11) for an online chat to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of her debut album certified gold 2000, “To spit”. You can now watch the discussion below.
Candlestick to the left KITTEN after leaving “To spit” to finish high school and was replaced by Talena Atfield.
Archer got out KITTEN in 2001 and started his own industrial / electronics project, AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT.
In a 2002 interview with Ballbuster Music, Mercedes said about KITTENfirst album of “, I think ‘To spit’ is probably the most unpolished record I have ever heard in my life. It was recorded in nine days on Fender Squires. It was a moment in our lives, and it was like a snapshot of what we looked like in 1999. “
She added: “We were a band for so long, we played over 200 weird gigs before we got the label interested. We played every weekend we could. Sometimes we played during the week. We played during the week. traveled to toronto, detroit; we played a lot of gigs. a lot of bands that play 12 gigs before they signed, they sound like shit on their record; they experiment on their recording, and they don’t know what they want to do. We just got lucky because we knew what we wanted to do. “
After London, Ontario, Canadian steelworkers have completed the touring cycle for 2011 “I failed you” album, KITTEN entered a long period of inactivity during which Morgan focused on marketing work for a chain of fitness clubs while Mercedes worked in real estate and more recently in a software company. The group also started work on a documentary covering the career, “Origins / Evolutions”, which finally saw the light of day in 2018 via Lightning entertainment in North America.
Last May, Morgan Recount Pierre Gutierrez of Rock Discussions this KITTEN was still “on break”. She explained, “Since the documentary was filmed and released, there have been a few changes. We’re not a signed act anymore. So if we were to make new music, it would come out independently. But we still have it. a number of legacy-type projects that we’re going to publish and work on going forward. We love being able to pay tribute to the things we’ve done in the past. And I know a lot of people are even just excited for the re-releases old stuff and so on. We are always looking for ways to reintroduce people [to KITTIE‘s music] And so on. So we have a couple of things to come. I can’t really give too many details yet, but there will be announcements and it will be great and it should be quite fun. But no new music at this time. “
“I failed you” sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 178 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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