Catherine McGrath: Just In Case Single Review


Catherine McGrath is a passionate singer/ songwriter whom moved from her hometown in Northern Ireland to London last year. Currently signed to Warner Music the mavelous McGrath has already performed at Country To Country, plus she’s supported the likes of Una Healy, Cam, Canaan Smith and The Shires. In the forthcoming months Catherine will open up for the likes of Una Healy, Kelsea Ballerini and Picture This. Also she will be performing at BST Hyde Park on 9th July which Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers headline.

Early last month Catherine took to the studio and recorded 4 special minute long videos. These 4 tunes will form the sublime sophomore EP Starting From Now which drops on 9th June 2017. What I especially liked was the fact that these mini videos have been uploaded to different social media platformed. First up was Starting From Now which premiered on Instagram, then you had When I’m Older which appeared on YouTube and now the beautiful Just In Case was uploaded to Facebook. Now this glitzy video gives you the illusion of Catherine performing within Facebook and emerging from the screen as her lyrics appear as comments below.

When McGrath performed at Country To Country this delectable tune wormed its way onto the set list. Just In Case was a beautiful song, those luscious lyrics saw Catherine singing how you shouldn’t write off a relationship straight away because he or she could actually be the one.

Now McGrath’s vocals were ever so succulent and those contagious lyrics were both light/ fluffy. Whilst the toe tapping verses were spectacular my highlight had to be the infectious chorus “Just In Case/ You should probably kiss me/ Probably whisper in my ear/ Probably hold me, like you need me/ Before the moment disappears/ Might end up in heartbreak/ Might not be the real thing/ But it could be/ So you should probably kiss me/ Just In Case”. 

Here is what Catherine has to say about this feel good pop anthem “’Just In Case’ is about meeting someone new and how it first starts out, the chances are it’s not going to last forever, you won’t live happily ever after and that person won’t be the love of your life, but they could be…”.

Just In Case is available to purchase from iTunes

Thu 11th – Under The Bridge, London (supporting Kelsea Ballerini)
Mon 15th – Bush Hall, London (supporting Una Healy)
Thu 18th – Electric Ballroom, London (supporting Picture This)
Sat 20th – The Great Escape Festival, Brighton
Tue 23rd – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham (supporting Picture This)
Wed 24th – Oran Mor, Glasgow (supporting Picture This)
Tue 30th – Olympia Theatre, Dublin (supporting Picture This)
Wed 31st – Olympia Theatre, Dublin (supporting Picture This)
Fri 2nd – Olympia Theatre, Dublin (supporting Picture This)
Sat 3rd – Olympia Theatre, Dublin (supporting Picture This)
Sun 4th – Olympia Theatre, Dublin (supporting Picture This)
Wed 7th – The Waterfront, Belfast (supporting Picture This)
Fri 9th – Marquee, Cork (supporting Picture This)
Sat 10th – Marquee, Cork (supporting Picture This)
Sun 9th – British Summer Time, Hyde Park
Fri 14th – Latitude Festival, Suffolk
Sun 23rd – Truck Festival, Oxfordshire
Fri 28th – Kendal Calling Festival, Cumbria
Sat 29th – Standon Calling Festival, Hertfordshire
Sun 30th – Y Not Festival, Derbyshire
Sun 6th – Wilderness Festival, Oxfordshire
Sat 12th – Boardmasters Festival,
Sat 26th – Harvest Festival, Westport, Ireland
Sun 27th – Harvest Festival, County Fermanagh, Ireland

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