Sno Cat is the opening song from The Grotto, the sixth solo album released by Kristin Hersh. It was released on 17 March 2003 on 4AD records, simultaneously with the Throwing Muses (2003) record. It features Howe Gelb on piano and Andrew Bird on violin. Kristin Hersh produced the album as well as playing all other instruments. The album peaked at #39 on the US’s Billboard Top Independent Albums Chart.
The opening of the video has Kristin telling the story of this song, and it is as touching as the song is itself. An intimate little sharing with the audience.