by Chris Tobin
Caitlin Bradley’s creative touch is at work again.
Last year the talented musician released EP Call It Hope, which comprised five songs she had written and performed with Jordan Luck, of The Exponents fame, alt-country singer-songwriter Jamie McDell, Waimate country pop artist Kaylee Bell and Auckland veteran musician Rikki Morris.
Last year’s effort was produced while a pupil at Roncalli College and was a tribute to her grandmothers, both of whom died of cancer .
This year she has been studying for bachelor’s degrees in commerce and arts (music) at the University of Canterbury but has found time to again produce music.
Receiving help from a friend in Auckland, Jonathan Boyle, she has taken a different angle.
“It’s alternative pop. In the past my style was very acoustic-heavy. This song has been created with a more produced sound.”
The result is We’re Starting A Fire
“It’s about the stage when you’re in limbo with a relationship and not sure what’s going on and where the relationship stands before it becomes something.”
The song was based on personal experience and marked a year of experimentation as Bradley explored her music.
“I want to keep learning new skills and hopefully find what direction I want to go with my music.”