Diana Catherine - Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin,Leader of the Pack
Getting a little personal with Diana Catherine - Singer/Songwriter, Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica.
Diana Catherine is known across North America as a captivating live performer with cutting intensity. Her powerful and soulful vocals have impressed even the likes of Bonnie Bramlett. From fronting bands like Left of the Sun and Diana Catherine and the Thrusty Tweeters to her own acclaimed solo career, she has definitely made a mark on the music scene.
Over the last 10+ years Diana has entertained people across Canada, the USA and Europe. She has graced every type of stage from coffee shops to large festivals. “I love to play my songs to anyone interested in connecting to the human experience” she explains, “I write from the heart and the feedback from my fans has been a great inspiration to me. I write about real life and people can connect to that in their own way.”
With much acclaim and awards for her writing under her belt Diana is pleased to bring you her 5th studio release and best album to date. “I’m really excited about these songs and the tremendous talent that accompanied me on this album”. Connecting with Grammy Award winning producer, Bud Snyder, for the second time, she went back to the Spirit Ranch Studios in Sarasota, FL to record Gossip in the Devils Radio. Notable musicians such as Pedro Arevalo, Damon Fowler, Berry Duane Oakley and the late “Dangerous” Dan Toler to name a few add their expertise to the 12 tracks that make up this start studded album.
As of late she has been playing, writing and raising a family with her husband Berry Duane Oakley in their home state of Florida where they live with their 4 children. “I’ve taken some time off from music to raise my son Declan and my 3 step children” Says Diana. “Recording this album while pregnant was a crazy experience, feeling my son kick while tracking vocals and guitar was like having two producers tell you what to do” She jests, “But I’m ready to hit the ground running with this new album and I can’t wait to get back out there”.