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CMAT’s ‘2 Wrecked 2 Care’ is what “would have happened if Sheryl Crow ever had to work in a TK Maxx”

CMAT’s ‘2 Wrecked 2 Care’ is what “would have happened if Sheryl Crow ever had to work in a TK Maxx”


CMAT has returned with a new single entitled ‘2 Wrecked 2 Care’, an Americana pop song about not getting sleep which the artist described as what “would have happened if Sheryl Crow ever had to work in a TK Maxx.”

I wrote it during a particularly bad period for my sleeping pattern. It’s a song about not being able to fall asleep, and anxiety/stress-related insomnia, something I have suffered from for years. I think I developed it during years of low-paying, irregular shift work..”

I’m fascinated by the Jekyll and Hyde effect of how a sliding scale of a lack of sleep completely changes your mood, and how you present yourself as a person. Does a regular lack of sleep force you to evolve into a different person entirely? Different thoughts? Different dreams? Different life than the one you would have if you had the freedom to live healthily? I like to think that ‘2 Wrecked 2 Care’ is the song that would have happened if Sheryl Crow ever had to work in a TK Maxx.


 2 Wrecked 2 Care follows on from ‘I Don’t Really Care For You‘ and is her fifth single.

CMAT announced two big shows in Dublin and London next year this week, while those original headliner dates in Dublin, Cork and London will take place in November. All shows are sold out. CMAT supports Declan McKenna on some of his UK dates in September, and is lined-up for Latitude, End Of The Road, Wilderness, Live at Leeds, Wild Path amongst other festivals this summer, alongside being announced for Primavera 2022. 

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CMAT Live Dates 2021

Jul 24: Latitude, Southwold
Aug 06: Wilderness, Cornbury Park
Sep 03: End Of The Road, Larmer Tree Gardens
Sep 10: Uni Great Hall, Cardiff *
Sep 13: Albert Hall, Manchester *
Sep 14: Albert Hall, Manchester *
Sep 16: UEA, Norwich *
Sep 20: O2 Academy, Leeds *
Sep 21: O2 Academy, Sheffield *
Sep 23: O2 Academy, Bristol *
Sep 24: O2 Academy, Birmingham *
Oct 15: Wild Paths, Norwich
Oct 16: Live at Leeds, Leeds
Oct 22: Connolly’s of Leap, Cork
Oct 23: Live at St Luke’s, Cork
Nov 05: Whelan’s, Dublin
Nov 09: The Troubadour, London
Nov 10: The Troubadour, London

Mar 11: The Academy, Dublin (on sale June 25 at 10am)
Apr 08: Omeara, London (on sale June 25 at 10am)
Jun 10: Primavera, Barcelona
* supporting Declan McKenna 

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