Cat's Eyes' Rachel Zeffira unveils new solo album 'The Deserters'

The multi-instrumentalist's debut solo effort features east Londoners Toy and SCUM

Cat's Eyes' Rachel Zeffira unveils new solo album 'The Deserters'

Photo: Press

Cat's Eyes Rachel Zeffira has unveiled details for her new solo project – watch a trailer for the album below.

The Canadian classical musician, who is one half of Cat's Eyes along with The Horrors' frontman Faris Badwan, will release her debut solo LP 'The Deserters' on December 10.

'The Deserters' was written and produced by Zeffira and features members of east London psych rockers Toy along with SCUM drummer Melissa Rigby. Speaking exclusively to NME about the track 'Deserter', which you can hear on the album teaser below, she says: "It leans towards classical because there are so many classical instruments in that song. I wrote it on the piano and the melody just came pouring out".

To read the full first interview with Zeffira, pick up a copy of this week's NME, which will hit newsstands tomorrow and will also be available digitally.

Cat’s Eyes formed in 2010. The duo released their debut self-titled album the following year. Speaking of plans for another Cat's Eyes record, she said the pair are already working on new material: "It's a work in progress," she said. It will definitely be different from the last one. There won't be any '60s girl groups – I guess because that was the starting point and we're not at the start anymore."

Zeffira has also announced details of her debut solo show, which will take place on October 18 at St Andrew's Church in London.



Read More On This Artist

Video: NME Agenda - This Week In Music

More News
Will Butler shares new Christmas song 'Christmas 2014' - listen
Gucci Mane releases Christmas album
Google to start publishing lyrics online
Sleaford Mods criticise UKIP and cereal "jesters" in alternative Christmas Queen's...
Thom Yorke tops list of most legally downloaded artists on BitTorrent in 2014
Fat White Family share new song for Christmas - watch
Radio 1 boss George Ergatoudis: 'There's no reason why there couldn't be a new...
Gerard Way: 'I miss the theatricality of My Chemical Romance'
14 more songs from Madonna's upcoming album leak online, including Pharrell collaboration
St Vincent hosts radio show for BBC 6 Music's 'Three Wise Women' Christmas...
The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel: 'I didn't like the way Mark Kozelek criticised...
Avril Lavigne denies rumours that she's in rehab
Prince shares lyric video for 'ANOTHERLOVE' - watch
Arctic Monkeys share short documentary film to mark end of 'AM' world tour
Wale and A-Trak release new Seinfeld-themed 'Festivus' mixtape
Madonna asks fans not to listen to her leaked album tracks
Bryan Ferry's son Merlin injured in car crash
One Direction sing 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots - watch
Footage emerges of a young Björk telling the nativity story - watch
Kanye West impersonator turns 'Yeezus' into a Christmas album - listen
$39 million settlement reached for 2011 Sugarland stage collapse which killed seven
Darkside's Dave Harrington joined by Antlers' frontman for Joni Mitchell cover - listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM