Cath Coffey

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Cath Coffey (born Catherine Muthoni Coffey) is one of the earliest members of British rap band Stereo MCs.[1] The single "Elevate My Mind", off the Stereo MCs album Supernatural, in which Coffey was the backing vocalist, was the first British rap single to reach the US pop charts.

After the release of their album Supernatural, the Stereo MCs released their critically acclaimed album Connected in 1992, on which Coffey is featured on the popular tracks "Connected", "Ground Level" and "Step It Up".

Coffey was featured on the second album by Tricky, Nearly God, released in 1996. She released a solo album (Japan only)-Mind the Gap on Island Records in 1997.



With Stereo MCs- Supernatural (1990) Connected (1992) Deep Down and Dirty (2001) Retroactive (2002) (best of compilation album) Paradise (2005) Live at the BBC (2008) Double Bubble (2008)[1][3] Emperor´s Nightingale (August, 26th, 2011)
Year Album Track Additional information
1990 Supernatural "Elevate My Mind" Second album by Stereo MCs

Lead Vocals

1992 Connected All Tracks Third album by Stereo MCs


1996 Nearly God "I Sing For You" Side Project by Tricky which includes artists like Björk and Neneh Cherry

Additional Vocals

1997 Mind the Gap All Tracks Artist's Debut album
1998 Fearless (Junior Delgado album) "Streets Desire" Album by Junior Delgado

Lead Vocals

1999 Close The Door "Turn Around", "Midnight Melodic", "Sweet Bitter Love", "Midnight Melodic (Chase The Blues)" Debut Album by Terranova

Lead and additional vocals

2001 Deep Down & Dirty Most Tracks Fourth album by Stereo MCs


2002 Hitchiking Non-Stop With No Particular Destination "Breath", "Out of My Head (aka. Ah Uht Mi Hed)", "Running Away" Second Album by Terranova


Singles and EPs[edit]

Year Song UK
1997 "Say What You Say" 78 Mind the Gap
"Tell Me"
1999 "Walk With Me" OST Long Hello & Short Goodbye


  1. ^ "Biography: Stereo MC's". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Official Charts Company: Cath Coffey". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2015-03-09.