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Katie Harkin is an English musician and songwriter originally from Leeds. She is best known as a founding member/songwriter of Sky Larkin and as a touring member and collaborator of Courtney Barnett, Sleater-Kinney, Waxahatchee, Kurt Vile, and Wild Beasts. The Guardian UK recently included Harkin in its "Best New Music of 2019" feature. Her debut solo song "Mist on Glass", is now available on most major streaming platforms. The release also includes a "b-side" cover of Comsat Angels' "Independence Day", recorded with Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint) and Hayden Thorpe (Wild Beasts) and captured on video by Shure Microphones.
The release is being met with praise from her Sleater-Kinney bandmate Carrie Brownstein, who penned a letter to Harkin about the song for Talkhouse, plus praise from fans Courtney Barnett, Taylor Schilling, and Lance Bangs.
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