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Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Cat Covers


Chan Marshall aka Cat Power is held in high regard in this small corner of the blogosphere.
The only record of her's I have is her 5th album from 2000 and the one that gave her a degree of international prominence namely The Covers Record.
The cover above is a sculpture by Joan Giordano from 1978.
It is a collection of mainly covers (there is one of her own songs In This Hole) featuring her voice and some fairly sparse instrumentation.
I've gone for the obvious choices I suppose with her take on the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.
I suspect that I should explore her work in more detail and that The Greatest is probably as good a place as any to start.

Cat Power - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction


Cat Power - Paths of Victory


4 comments:

  1. The Greatest is a very good album. I also like her second covers project Jukebox.

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  2. There's some stunningly good tracks on The Greatest including the title track and Love & Communication, Lived in Bars... actually they're all fantastic. Must look it out in fact.

    Jamie

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    1. I shall look out for it on my travels

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  3. She has made some very good records/songs.

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