Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has always been something of a heartbreaker, whether she’s trying her hand at country-tinged, whiskey-drenched blues or putting a haunting spin on old classics. For her ninth full-length Sun (out today on Matador), Marshall has gone electro—imagine Moon Pix’s “Cross Bones Style” with a bigger budget and without the minimalism. A thumping synth drives “Real Life,” a meditation on ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa
in Music Stuff
on Aug 29, 2012
Lovers of Cat Power, you can now hear her new album in its entirety! The album, Sun, has been reviewed by NPR as the “best record she’s ever made." And it is a fantastic piece of work.
The singer’s lovely voice takes on melancholy song that are slightly faster and a bit catchier than the ones she's produced in the past. It reminded me of the pretty harmonies and vocals of both Regina Spektor and PJ Harvey. My favorite of her new songs are ... Read More