Elizabeth and the Catapult
deal in the kind of affecting pop music that could have one person pouncing the streets in utter amusement as easily as it could have another trapped in a tear stained corner of their room. It's music for living, and everything that comes along with the act of. Here Elizabeth Ziman
and Pete Woodman
sit down and chat about their band, their live performances, and their recently released album Taller Children. Live a little. Pull up a chair with the band in this exclusive interview - David Pitz
Elizabeth Ziman, who performs as Elizabeth and t he Catapult, is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter from New York, living and working in Brooklyn. Shes toured with the likes of Sara Bareilles and Kishi Bashi; collaborated with with Esperanza Spalding, Gillian Welch, Blake Mills and Ben Folds; scored, with Paul Brill, a variety of international award-winning documentaries including Trapped, a Peabody winner; and won the 2015 Independent Music Award for Songwriting, Folk category. Her songs have been featured in national television campaigns for Google, Amazon, Sky TV, and So You Think You Can Dance.
Always writing, Elizabeth has narrowed her vast collection of previously unrecorded material down to her fourth full-length studio album KEEPSAKE, produced by Dan Molad (Lucius) and featuring collaborations with Richard Swift (The Shins). Her most personal and cohesive record yet, KEEPSAKE is about nostalgia and transformation, hope tempered with regretits a distillation of her experience with memories over time shaping her perspective on reality.