Great Kat is back once again with another compilation of her covers
of classical music's great songs, and of course with her chaotic compositions
as well. For people that don't know who the Great Kat is, she is a
Juilliard graduate violin virtuoso and outrageous speed metal guitarist.
There is no doubt in my mind that she can play both violin and guitar
as good as or as fast as just about anyone. Her covers of songs have
always been interesting to me. On this CD she covers Rossini's "William
Tell Overture" for symphony and band as well as Bazzini's "The
Round Of The Goblins" for violin, piano and band, and as usual
she does a good job. But her own songs are confusing and lack direction.
The combination of the 2 songs she wrote doesn't even last 3 minutes,
and the whole CD (4 tracks) only last 6 and a half. As I said, she
has the talent, hopefully she will lengthen the songs to at least
2 minutes so there is a start and beginning, not just a massive confusion.
The only thing I like in her own songs is a little stint in her song
called "Castration" that sounds a little like a Stratovarius
guitar/keyboard combination. This is one of the Kat's lesser compositions.
Hopefully the Great Kat will go back to her older style, of at least
completing a song.