The debut album for Something for Kate, ‘Elsewhere for Eight Minutes’ was produced by Brian Paulson (Slint, Archers of Loaf, Wilco), and recorded in New Zealand in late 1996. It was released in July 1997 and spawned the singles, ‘Captain(Million miles an hour), ‘Prick’,’Working Against Me’ and ‘Roll Credit’.

‘Elsewhere For Eight Minutes’ went on to achieve gold sales.

The original vinyl pressing sold out and was followed by a second pressing in 2014 which also sold out. It is currently only available on colored vinyl (3rd pressing released in 2018).