Cities (The Cat Empire album)

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Cities
TCE Cities.jpg
Studio album by The Cat Empire
Released 2006
Recorded 2005-2006 at Sing Sing Studios, Richmond, Victoria
Genre Jazz/Rock/Hip hop
Length 45:32
Label EMI/Virgin
Producer Felix Riebl & The Cat Empire
The Cat Empire chronology
Two Shoes
(2005)
Cities
(2006)
So Many Nights
(2007)

Cities is an album by The Cat Empire released on 1 April 2006. A limited release, 10,000 individually numbered copies have been made in digipak format.

On 29 October, the album won an ARIA Music Award under the category Best World Music Album.[1]

The album was recorded at Sing Sing Studios in Richmond, Melbourne, Australia.

As well as The Cat Empire and the Empire Horns (Ross Irwin, Kieran Conrau and Carlo Barbaro), this project features many guest artists, including:

  • Alyssa Conrau (violin),
  • Kirsty Conrau (cello),
  • Novak Conrad (guitar),
  • Julie O'Hara (vocals in 'Song for Elias', 'Motion', 'Song for the Day', 'Side to Side', 'Waltz' and 'Luck Song'),
  • Nina Ferro (vocals, in 'Side to Side', 'Song for the Day' and 'Waltz'),
  • Greg Sheehan (talking tamb in 'Waltz'),
  • Bobby Singh (tablas in 'Cities' and 'Boogaloo'), and
  • Kumar Shome (sitar in 'Cities') .

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cities" – 3:23
  2. "Boogaloo" – 3:30
  3. "Siente" – 2:43
  4. "Motion" – 3:43
  5. "Song for the Day" – 3:47
  6. "Know your Name" – 3:21
  7. "Song for Elias" – 4:32
  8. "Jungle" – 2:12
  9. "Down at the 303" – 2:40
  10. "Side to Side" – 3:53
  11. "Waltz" – 4:24
  12. "Luck Song" – 3:30
  13. "Anymore" – 3:52
  14. "Miss Soul" - 4:35 (iTunes exclusive track)

Charts[edit]

Chart Position
Australasian Album Chart 6
Australian ARIA Album Chart 11

References[edit]