Incorporating a number of genres into their music, The Cat Empire is a band which refuses to be pigeonholed. Formed in 1999, the Australian group's work features influences from ska, jazz, rock and Latin music. Their eponymous debut album was released in 2003, a year in which they were also nominated in two categories at the Australian Jazz Bell Awards. A second record, Two Shoes (2005) followed, featuring heavy Latin influences and debuting at number one on the Austrlian albums chart. Now on their sixth studio album, Steal The Light (2013), the band bring their jazz and ska infused sound to Barcelona, joined by folk pop group the Pierce Brothers.
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