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On Monday 19 Dec myself and Garry Boyle rehearsed, recorded, filmed, mixed, mastered and released a song in one day. We enlisted the help of some of the best string players around and produced a truly magical version of an old Katet song, Balloon.

We're asking that, in exchange for the free download of this track at the end of the day, fans donate what they can to Edinburgh Homeless Charity, Streetwork. Streetwork have a very 'hands on' way of providing support and relief to those living on the streets. We ask you to be generous at this time of year. It's Christmas, and it's getting colder.

Many thanks in advance for your support.

Mike Kearney

Music Video:


released December 19, 2016
Produced by Mike Kearney & Garry Boyle
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Slate Room Studio by Garry Boyle

Mike Kearney: Piano, Vocals
Jay Kilbride: Doublebass
Calum Ingram: Cello
David Townhill: Viola
Amanda Currie: Violin
Lewis Rumney: Violin
Lissa Robertson: Violin
Katherine Stewart: Violin
Emma Donald: Violin



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The Katet Edinburgh, UK

Soul-stretching vocals, intricate composition, pounding groove, kung fu conducting and a monstrous horn section... A shape-shifting soulfunk monster!


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