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Kate Northrop

Kate Northrop is an American songwriter based in Switzerland who works primarily as a lyricist with many talented artists, composers and producers.

Professional activities:

  • Songwriting

Hobbies and interests:

  • Producing
  • Vocals


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Kate Northrop is an American songwriter who is based in Europe and works primarily as a lyricist with many talented artists, composers and producers. Her credits include songs with major labels and publishers (including Universal Germany, BMG UK, EMI South Africa), lyrics for a song in the soundtrack of an award-winning German short film, and many more. In February 2018 she had a co-write in the Swiss top 6 for the Eurovision Song Contest, and in September 2018 one of her songs reached no. 5 in the official German album charts. She writes lyrics mainly in the pop and rock genres.

Selected References
Vox TV, Germany: June 8, 2019: Jennifer Haben of Beyond the Black performed my song “Through the Mirror” on the popular television show “Sing meinen Song”.

Beyond Music Project: Lyrics for the song “Water”, winner of the Second Creativity Award, First Public Award and selected for the album project with producer Larry Klein (Joni Mitchell, Tracy Chapman, etc.)

Universal Germany & Napalm Records USA/ Beyond the Black / “Through the Mirror”. Reached no. 5 on the German Album Charts in September 2018. Single and Video release in May 2019.

Universal Music, Germany / multiplatinum producer Hardy Krech
Unicade Music, Germany / producer Goar Biesenkamp (known for producing Lou Bega’s “Mambo No. 5”)
EMI Music Publishing, South Africa / EMI songwriter Andrew Ord
Warner Music, Finland / Warner songwriter Ilkka Wirtanen
Melodie Der Welt Publishing, Germany
BMG UK / Evolution Media Music, “Feel the Wonder”, 2018
SUISA Eurovision Songwriting Camp 2017 & 2018, with Pele Loriano Productions, Switzerland
Naeman /„Kiss Me“, for Eurovision finale, Switzerland 2018
DaFoo / Pele Loriano Productions, Switzerland. “40 Days” spent 1 week in the Swiss Charts, Dec. 2017.
ZDF / ARTE / NDR / ARD TV and film music composer George Kochbeck
Outdoors / Vito Lavita / Lee‘Oh, Unicade Music, Germany

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