The Anchoress is the brainchild of Catherine Anne Davies whom has worked with Paul Draper together on some of Catherine's earlier material with Paul co-producing somes of the songs. The next step for Catherine was to form a band so with some help from Paul Catherine located several amazing musicians and the Anchoress was born.
The Anchoress' debut album Confessions of a Romance Novelist was released on the 15th January 2016.
- Catherine Anne Davies - Vocals/Guitar/Piano
- Jon Barnett - Drums
- Ben Stack aka Stax - Bass Guitar
- Ben Sink - Rhythm Guitar
- Paul Draper - Background Vocals/Guitar
Working with Paul Draper
The Anchoress is a project where Catherine and Paul Draper have co-produced several works and also Catherine's debut album Confessions of a Romance Novelist under the moniker of The Anchoress.
Catherine has worked with Simple Minds performing on their 2015 and 2016 Tours. The Anchoress have been rehearsing their live production for touring the Confessions album.
What Goes Around Sleeve - front cover
What Goes Around Sleeve - rear cover
What Goes Around Vinyl - Side A
What Goes Around Vinyl - Side B
What Goes Around Signed Vinyl up for grabs in Competition
What Goes Around Single exclusively released on the Too Pure Singles Club)
One For Sorrow Cover Artwork
One For Sorrow Paul holding a copy of the finished EP
You and Only You Cover Artwork
Signed promo copy of the You and Only You EP
- Confessions of a Romance Novelist (released on KSCOPE Records
Confessions of a Romance Novelist Cover artwork
On the 22nd February 2016 Catherine sent out an e-mail to mailing list subscribers announcing The Anchoress band will be headlining on Friday 13th May, this will be the first live performance of the band. Tickets are available here.
Ben Stax, Jon Barnett, Catherine Anne Davies and Paul Draper posing for the camera.