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Apr 05, 2024

The Anchoress (aka Catherine Anne Davies) has shared a new cover of the Suede B-side “The Living Dead.” The cover was released via Bandcamp as part of Bandcamp Friday. The original song was the B-side to Suede’s 1994 single “Stay Together” and was later included on Suede’s two-CD B-sides collection, Sci-Fi Lullabies, in 1997. More

15 Best Songs of the Week: Crack Cloud, Hot Chip, The 1975, Alvvays, and More

Plus Viagra Boys, Band Spectra and The Anchoress, Margaret Glaspy, Men I Trust, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 08, 2022

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2022. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week as pickings were slim in the run up to the long July 4th weekend, so this week’s list covers songs from the last two weeks. Thus we have a supersized Top 15. The list includes two pro-choice songs. More

Jul 01, 2022

The Anchoress (aka Catherine Anne Davies) has collaborated with Band Spectra (aka Robert Manning) on the new song “Human Reciprocator,” from Manning’s forthcoming album. More


Apr 09, 2021

The Anchoress released her eagerly anticipated second album, The Art of Losing, last month to widespread critical acclaim, so Under the Radar sat down with its creator Catherine Anne Davies for one of her most candid interviews to date. More

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More Than Just Staying Afloat

Jan 22, 2016

“There are some stories that aren’t mine to tell.” Given that The Anchoress—the nom de plume of Wales’ Catherine Anne Davies—has chosen to call her debut album Confessions of a Romance Novelist, this might feel a bit of a cop-out. At least until you find out that the intense story behind the three-year making of the album begins with her career on the brink of being killed off and the death of a loved one, before spiralling into further trauma. More


Jan 18, 2023

Rockaway Beach kicked off the 2023 festival season in style earlier this month. More

Jan 02, 2023

The 2023 festival season starts next weekend with Rockaway Beach! More

Mar 19, 2021

Grief is obviously something we will all experience at some point in our lives, but singer/songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist The Anchoress (aka Catherine Anne Davies) has had more than her (un)fair share of loss and trauma over recent years. More