The cover art for Cat Power’s newest release gives pretty plain insight into the spirit of her first album in six years (to be fair, Jukebox, 2008’s album of covers, came out in that time as well). A sitting image of a strikingly short-haired Chan Marshall (Power’s given name) superimposed atop a rainbow, beside the […]
I recently read that Cat Power’s inspiration for her upcoming album is her disappointment for everything she’s done recently. Mainly the fact that she hadn’t been playing every instrument, that she was just “holding a microphone”. Perhaps to reconnect with an old muse Marshall recently released a re-recorded version of “King Rides By” off her […]
For a band that defined the sound of the grimy New York street corner, The Velvet Underground’s “I Found A Reason” is about as warming and as selfless of a love song that you can write. Ah, but give Chan Marshall a.k.a. Cat Power a good stab at it, and she’ll make you feel about […]
“These Days” – Jackson Browne & Warren Zevon, Nico, St. Vincent, Cat Power, and The Tallest Man On Earth
Nico - "These Days"
St. Vincent - "These Days"
The Tallest Man On Earth -"These Days"
I sort of rediscovered the stunning beauty of Jackson Browne’s “These Days” at the Cat Power show on Sunday. She did a brief cover of the song (decent video below) before going into “Song To Bobby”, and for me it was the highlight of the entire evening. “These Days” is so emotionally stuffed, that it […]