Hot on the heels of her standout debut single ‘cool kid’, and recent E.P title track ‘artifical’ hotly tipped 17-year-old YALA! Records signee Cathy Jain has today shared her brand new single ‘green screen’; the latest cut from her highly anticipated forthcoming debut E.P ‘Artificial’.

Echoing the modernist pop of Billie Eilish, the production flair of Frank Ocean’s more soothing moments, and Lana Del Rey’s nostalgia for the recent past; ‘green screen’ continues Cathy's long distance collaboration with artist/producer Heron @ Cracked Analogue (based in India) who has co-written, produced and mixed all of her hazy, sun-kissed, R&B-tinged alt-pop tracks to date.

cool kid immediately made an impact on its release. Following a first play from 6Music’s Lauren Laverne, additional support came from Steve Lamacq, and Radio 1; adding the track to their coveted Introducing playlist; garnering big on-air talk ups from Annie Mac, Clara Amfo and Greg James, while Jack Saunders subsequently named it as his Next Wave pick. The track also made its way onto major playlists across Amazon Music, Apple Music, Deezer and Spotify.

Glowing write-up’s from, Clash, Line Of Best Fit and NME added to the groundswell of support from leading industry tastemakers.

Cathy now builds on that flying momentum with the news that her highly anticipated debut E.P ‘Artificial’ will be released on November 5th, with ‘green screen’ the latest offering to showcase her singular voice, remarkable song craft and bedroom production skills that suggests an artist on the cusp of a major breakthrough.

You can pre-order very limited vinyl here, or alternatively pre-save on streaming platforms here.

"I wanted to write something with a more epic vibe’’ explains Cathy. ‘’When I began working on green screen I gradually built in layer after layer of vocal harmonies and instrumentation to build the track up. I was aiming for a blissful, almost psychedelic experience that resonates with the theme of the song about how even authentic emotions can often feel fake or derivative." “Together, the four tracks take a look at how we define what is really "real" when we spend so much of our time either in our own heads or in a virtual world online.’’

Cathy Jain was raised in China before relocating to the UK at the age of 13. She not only speaks fluent Chinese, but also plays the traditional instrument the guzheng, which reiterates her diverse talents as a musician, vocalist, producer and songwriter.

In the wake of a handful of recent live shows, including a standout performance at Latitude, news on forthcoming additional dates will follow shortly.

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