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What's All About Katie All About?
Welcome to All About Katie. This site is an appreciation of Katie Melua - the beautiful and talented singer-songwriter with the caramel eyes and sublime voice, and the finest interpreter of a song I have ever heard.
It is also a repository of information about her music, DVDs, videos, tour dates, images, and anything else of interest to her fans. I have put my heart and soul into this project. Katie has given me so much and this is my way of saying thank-you. I hope Ketefans all over the world will find something interesting here about our favourite artist. Enjoy!
Any opinions expressed here are mine, not Katie's!!
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September 2018 Archive
30.09.18 > Katie's show at Borderline
Here are some images from Katie's intimate gig at the Borderline last Wednesday, with her brother Zurab. Photos courtesy of @instasabwi on Instagram.
26.09.18 > Going Offline...
I' rather poorly at the moment :-( Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.
25.09.18 > Sold Out! Katie's Get Loud gig for Nordoff Robbins
Katie Melua says: “Being part of Get Loud 2018 for Nordoff Robbins really excites me. Not only because I get to share an intimate gigging experience with fans of my music, but it also gives me a chance to champion a charity I have supported for many years, their musical therapy work across the UK is life changing.”
24.09.18 > Covers Wish List
Although I always long for more new material from Katie, her covers always entrance me. She always seems to find her own unique interpretation of a song (aside from Fields of Gold, which she deliberately styled on the Eva Cassidy version in homage to one of her idols).
From time to time I make little wish-lists of songs I would like to hear Katie cover. These lists are often completely different, not because I change my mind but because I suddenly remember other songs or hear them on the radio and then drift off into dreamland wondering how a Katie version would sound. Here are the ones I have been imagining lately...
As Time Goes By (from "Casablanca")
Morning Has Broken (Cat Stevens)
Winterwood (Don McLean)
New England (Kirsty MacColl version)
Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Carpenters. Yes, really.)
23.09.18 > Lyric card: What I Miss About You
22.09.18 > Sixty Seconds With Katie Melua
21.09.18 > Katie Bite: Spellbound
20.09.18 > Katie on Lorraine
19.09.18 > Katie on Instagram - her wonderful birthday concert
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Did this actually happen?! Tbilisi you know how to do birthdays! ❤️😘 The biggest love and hugs for helping to make it happen @tim.harries @zurabmelua @edwardsmusic @joeyoshida @sumobobo @burness.ian @bryonyoctober @chrislambourne @itssilversara @toseland_band @laurensass and to the team in Georgia, @kakhakaladze @teojorbenadze @ninatko @sophiokhuntsaria thank you. I love you. ❤️❤️ film creds to @sumobobo #megabirthdays #tbilisiwarmth #magicconcerts #perfectnights #lovegeorgia #perfectgigs #citymusic #freegigs #newera
18.09.18 > Katie on Instagram
17.09.18 > Flashback: Katie awarded Georgia's Medal of Honour
In December 2016, after a concert in Tbilisi, Katie was awarded the Presidential Medal of Honour for popularizing Georgian culture abroad. She certainly opened my eyes to this wonderful country! You can view the presentation at https://www.georgianjournal.ge/culture/33163-katie-melua-awarded-with-medal-of-honor-by-georgias-president.html
16.09.18 > HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATIE!
15.09.18 > Katie Bite: If The Lights Go Out
14.09.18 > Katie on Instagram
A quick reminder of those winter tour dates:
13.09.18 > Track Notes 32: Spellbound
12.09.18 > Just strummin'
11.09.18 > Katie's Birthday Concert in Tbilisi
Katie is performing a free concert in Tbilisi on September 16th, her birthday. Her present is to give something back to the country of her birth. Wonderful.
Here is a news clip from Georgia Today.
10.09.18 > Katie Bite: I Never Fall
09.09.18 > Lyric card: If The Lights Go Out
08.09.18 > Track Notes 31: What I Miss About You
07.09.18 > Bridge Over Troubled Water
When one of the world's greatest interpreters of song sings one of the great songs the result is pure magic!
07.09.18 > Katie always gets a warm welcome in Germany!
06.09.18 > Ultimate Collection - Katie announces more
Katie has now made a post on Instagram regarding the Ultimate Collection CD, released on October 5th
Remember this teasing pic of sheet music from Bridge Over Troubled Water from a couple of months ago?
Well, turns out she was on her way to Georgia to record a studio version of the song with the Gori Women's Choir. And that is the version to be included on UC. Along with "Diamonds Are Forever" that is now two reasons to buy it!
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So proud and thank you to all @thenewbmg and @atcmanagement. The ‘Ultimate Collection’ comes out on 5th October. To extend our gratitude to everyone that pre-orders we’re instantly making available the new track ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ recorded with the Gori Women’s Choir and the Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra at the iconic Georgian film studios. K x
05.09.18 > Katie Bite: Idiot School
04.09.18 > Katie had a lovely anniversary weekend
Katie posted some pics on Instagram from her anniversary weekend yesterday. Six years already for the lovely couple.
03.09.18 > Lyric card: It's All In My Head
02.09.18 > Voice of an Angel
01.09.18 > Happy Anniversary Katie and James!
01.09.18 > Track Notes 30: If The Lights Go Out