Garrett Kato is a Canadian Born musician and songwriter. He lives in Byron Bay, New South Wales with his Australian partner and daughter.
In 2015 Kato released his second LP, That Low and Lonesome Sound, to much critical acclaim. “A gentile gem rich with songwriting nous and emotion leaking from every pore.” – Rolling Stone Magazine.Prior to the release of the LP Kato signed a three album publishing deal with Sony ATV.
Kato has toured extensively throughout Australia including sold out tours supporting Pete Murray, Bernard Fanning, Kasey Chambers & The Waifs.
At times, That Low and Lonesome Sound evokes subtle images of a younger darker Springsteen with the moments of lush beautiful instrumentation from the likes of Bon Iver and The War on Drugs. The LP was recorded over two years at Kato’s homer studio in Byron Bay with the help of engineer Anthony Lycenko . Kato had been living in Australia four years Once the record was finished, the dramatic life event was a detailed in centre piece of the LP.
“Sweet Jane” was recently featured in the Hollywood Motion Picture“Bad Moms” and racked up over 200,000 Spotify plays in three weeks.
Kato will embark on his second headline tour this year in August and September.