Katie's new full length solo album "Pluto" is moving outward from the inner exploration of Aviary, into a celestial realm that observes human behavior and our current social, political and environmental predicament here in 2018 from a satellite view. These songs are discussion, admonition, calls to action and beacons of hope. Woody Guthrie's infamous insignia on his acoustic guitar stating "This Machine Kills Fascists" resonates throughout the soundscape and journey of Pluto.
Parallel to these civic themes, are an alternative sinewy line of songs that unveil true and potent memories of the female experience of love, fear, power reclamation and disallowed desire. There are echos of commitment to take true responsibility throughout this musical journey - of one's own desires, fears, and inadequacies, but also for one's community and the health and well being of others. A balance between the two. A knowing that without this commitment for self and others, the delicate balance of our address within our country, world, solar system and galaxy can only be safeguarded with brazen willingness to see the truth and then act as our bodies know they must.
"Plotting a new course, Pluto finds über-talented songstress Katie Haverly on a journey outward. Emboldened, politically
charged and environmentally conscious, she is questioning what it means to be human and exploring the meaning of purpose through song. Haverly's potency as an artist stems from her impassioned quest to find understanding." Tucson Weekly...more