Singer-songwriter Catlea's musical tastes cover an eclectic spectrum from alt-indie to rock, to pop and EDM. The alt-indie singer’s vocals range from angelic to raw and powerful, which are on full display on her most recent songs. Complimenting her distinctive vocals, Catlea plays piano, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, and ukulele. Inspired by every-day occurrences, her lyrics focus on love, relationships, friendships, and current events. Since her first song in mid-2019, Catlea has
- Released 9 international singles
- Achieved 4 million streams
- Gathered 140,000 followers on social media and streaming services
- Garnered 525,000 YouTube views
“I love writing songs, making music, and performing live,” said Catlea. “It’s what I was born to do." Her songs feature catchy “earworms” with witty lyrics and melodies that get inside your head and make you want to click replay on her playlist. “I try to create music that has personal meaning, but also for the listener.”
Her latest release, "Love Isn’t Enough" was a true international affair working with awesome and talented people from Cincinnati to London to Bucharest to Barcelona.
- Alex Dark, producer and music programming — Bucharest, Romania
- Sasha Pavel, piano — Bucharest, Romania
- Axel Ross, co-writer — London
- Jason Boshoff, sound engineer, mixing, mastering — Barcelona, Spain
- Catlea, all vocals, and harmonies — Cincinnati, Ohio USA
“Love Isn’t Enough” was released with positive reviews on April 8.
“Really liking the vibe of this cool indietronica melody! Smooth and enchanting vocal work.” ~ Supreme Playlists
“I like the sound, dope vocals.” ~ Hot Top Europe
“Huge atmosphere with deep analog textures and vibrant pads that melt so nice with bright vocals.” ~ Calabuth
“We love the vibe and vocals are wonderful!” ~ Husky Tunes
“I like the lead singer's voice; it sounds very gentle and soft and immerses the listener in the story of the song. The catchy and rhythmic music line goes well with the vocals. You will definitely be in the top 10 of my playlist.” ~ Inna Varenichenko
“This track has a great uplifting vibe, solid bassline — also the vocals are on point! Big up!” ~ Unique Playlists
Currently, Catlea is finishing her first full album, Language Barrier, with her team along with producers Jason Boshoff (David Gray, Rufus Wainwright, Josh Groban) and Claudia Mills (The Saturdays, Betty Who). Catlea wrote 9 songs for Language Barrier showcasing her songwriting chops, catchy heartfelt lyrics, and her powerful vocals. Language Barrier is an energetic alt-indie album featuring a strong rocking sound.
Catlea and the Catlea Music team are seeking to partner with an established record label to bring Language Barrier to a larger, worldwide audience.
Catlea’s musical influences include strong female artists like PVRIS, Halsey, Kailee Morgue, Au/Ra, and Mothica. She is also a major fan of Nothing but Thieves, Young the Giant, AJR, Panic at the Disco, the Kooks, Portugal. The Man, the Wombats, Glass Animals, and dozens of others.