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“Blueberry Season” by Cate Tomlinson Heralds Forthcoming EP

“Blueberry Season” is in full swing with the release of the anthemic title track from the forthcoming EP by singer-songwriter and performing artist Cate Tomlinson. 

A woman and a pair of dogs sit in a grassy tropical garden paradise.
"Blueberry Season" track artwork

“Blueberry Season is the brutal in-the-moment experience where you just have to feel the bad feelings for a while before you get better,” says Cate. “That’s something writing songs has helped me learn over the past couple years–even when it feels uncomfortable to be low, especially because of what someone else has done to you, the healing process doesn’t work unless you go through the gritty parts.”

The tone of the song is incredibly cinematic; what starts as a intimate piano and vocal combo quickly escalates into something thoroughly dynamic and capable of carrying the weight of the song’s lyrics on a musical level. Subtle flourishes of trilling notes join the heavy kick of the drum, bass, and acoustic guitar on the chorus for a complete sonic experience to back Tomlinson’s vulnerable vocal performance.

Blueberry Season, available later this month, is a 5-song EP that seeks to highlight Cate’s innovation as a songwriter capable of transporting listeners throughout the pop-rock landscape, exploring, not only vulnerability, but also heartache, anger, and self-reflection. The songs tell a series of stories from the artist’s own experiences throughout her late teens and transitioning into her 20s and should resonate strongly with fans of Taylor Swift, Fletcher, Phoebe Bridgers, and DMV artists like Stephanie Mathias.

“Blueberry Season” is available now on major streaming platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music.


Daniel Warren Hill

Daniel Warren Hill is an American musician, writer, and motivational speaker. He is best known as the frontman for Washington DC area Alternative Rock band YellowTieGuy, as co-founder of Capitol Groove Collective, and increasing the exposure of artists on a global scale through his work with Alchemical Records. 

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