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Dog Leap Stairs

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Released  10 May 1999
Release date  10 May 1999
Label  Caw Records
Artist  Kathryn Williams
Genre  Folk
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Producer  Head, Danilo Moscardini, Dave Maughan, Callum Train, Steve Chahley, David Nicolson, Kathryn Williams
Dog Leap Stairs (1999)  Little Black Numbers (2000)
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Dog leap stairs

Dog Leap Stairs, Kathryn Williams' debut album was released on her own label, CAW Records, on 10 May 1999 at the recording cost of £80. UNCUT magazine in the UK suggested the album drew favourable comparisons to the work of Nick Drake and Tim Buckley.


The name is a reference to Dog Leap Stairs, a well-known alleyway, with stairs, in central Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Track listing

All tracks composed by Kathryn Williams; except where indicated

  1. "Leazes Park" (3:19)
  2. "Night Came" (music: Williams, Danilo Moscardini) (3:53)
  3. "What Am I Doing Here?" (3:59)
  4. "No-One To Blame" (3:31)
  5. "Something Like That" (3:14)
  6. "Lydia" (music: Williams, Callum Train) (2:45)
  7. "Handy" (2:31)
  8. "Dog Without Wings" (2:27)
  9. "Fade" (3:35)
  10. "Madmen and Maniacs" (2:59)

LP version

The vinyl edition of the album contained an additional 7" vinyl single with two extra tracks not included on the CD

  1. "Kiss The Forehead"
  2. "Cradle"

Recording details

  • All lyrics by Kathryn Williams
  • Vocals, Percussion & Guitar – Kathryn Williams
  • Guitar – Callum Train, Howard Askew, Danilo Moscardini
  • Bass – Gary Bowden & Callum Train
  • Cello – Cath Cambell & Eleanor Rodgers
  • Drums – Steve Chahley & Steve Thompson
  • Piano & Synths – Callum Train
  • Arranged By – Callum Train, Danilo Moscardini & Kathryn Williams
  • Artwork By – Kathryn Williams
  • Illustration – Kathryn Williams
  • Mastered By – Tim Dennen
  • Songs

    1Leazes Park3:19
    2Night Came3:53
    3What Am I Doing Here?3:59


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