This debut album from New Zealand singer/songwriter, Kathryn Overall, offers a folk-pop collection of melodic, story-telling songs infused with depth, beauty and contemplative spirituality.


‘Sunset Road’ is the free single from Kathryn Overall’s debut album, ‘Not All the Leaves Are Falling‘.
This is a cheerful folk-pop tune about homecoming, mindfulness and the power of nature to revive our spirits and restore our soul.

“Sign-up for songs and stories from yours truly and I’ll email you the ‘Sunset Road’ single for free. Enjoy!” ~ Kathryn x

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Not All The Leaves Are Falling

Kathryn Overall | Debut Album

For almost three happy years, I have been picking away at this album of songs which span seven years of my life and story.

These songs explore the liminal space between loss and hope. The collection is my melodic ode to difficult endings and strained new beginnings, to getting lost and being found, to unlocked traumas and healing journeys, to deep, quiet and still places, to feet-finding, hope-discovering, friend-making, community-building, to awakening,  to spiritual graces, to reinvention and liminal spaces – and through it all, to my God, my source of everlasting love, my compass and my horizon, my deep silence and my brave expression.

I hope you discover space for your own stories inside my words and find your own sense of hope within my melodies.

Kathryn x

Kathryn Introduces the Album

Not All the Leaves Are Falling | Track Listing

  1. The Year the Birds Came Back is about my creativity returning.
  2. Sunset Road captures my town to country commute.
  3. Miss You is a song I hold close and treat gently.
  4. Walk On is a song about hope in the face of loss.
  5. Sometime contains the energy of an untold story.
  6. Kaleidoscope is a soundscape of the beauty in the bits and pieces.
  7. Aubade took me seven years to finish.
  8. Echoes of Eternity was written when my Gran was diagnosed with cancer.
  9. Silent Retreat is an invitation to Presence.
  10. Forest is a dreamy fable of being lost and found.
  11. Not All The Leaves are Falling is my ode to mystery and my future self.
  12. Legacy of Love was written for my grandparent’s 50th wedding anniversary
  13. Benediction (Let it Rain) is an invitation to trusting surrender.

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Watch ‘Echoes of Eternity’ Music Mini-Video

Amanda Blake | Meet the Artist Behind Kathryn Overall’s Album Cover

By |June 14th, 2016|Categories: Creativity, Stories Behind the Songs|

I fell in love with Amanda Blake's poetic paintings three years ago.  I lived in Maketu, New Zealand and she lived in Morgantown, West Virginia. It was Facebook, that juggernaut of serendipitous chance social encounters, that brought

The Secret Life of Trees

By |June 7th, 2016|Categories: Creativity, Soul Care, Stories Behind the Songs|

During the endless energy of my 20’s I ran at life hard and fast, spending myself whole-heartedly in many directions at once. When I moved back to New Zealand from Sydney in 2009, burnt-out and broken-hearted,

The Deeper Story Behind ‘Sunset Road’ | By Kathryn Overall

By |June 6th, 2016|Categories: Soul Care, Stories Behind the Songs|

On the surface of it, 'Sunset Road', the free single from my album, 'Not All the Leaves are Falling',  is a description of the autumn landscape on my Tauranga city to Maketu farm commute as I

Legacy of Love

By |May 9th, 2016|Categories: Creativity, Stories Behind the Songs|

Written in the autumn of 2003 for my grandparent’s 50th wedding anniversary. My sisters and I sang this song at our grandparent's golden anniversary celebration and again at their diamond anniversary ten years later. Last November I recorded the final vocals two

Creative Expression | The Bridge Between Two Worlds

By |March 12th, 2015|Categories: Stories Behind the Songs|Tags: , , , |

debut album | | out july I wrote this piece about seven years ago. I had just moved back from Sydney, was in the middle of a personal healing journey and was reconnecting with