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Cat Power: What Would The Community Think (Matador)

Review by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, 10 January 1997

IT'S A LITTLE KNOWN FACT, but it is now a legal requirement that every single independent album released in the United States of America must ...

Cat Power: The Covers Record (Matador) ***

Review by Toby Manning, Select, April 2000

The fifth album from Atlanta's Chan Marshall is a collection of songs by — amongst others — Smog, Dylan, Lou Reed and the Rolling Stones. ...

Cat Power: The Spitz, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, The Guardian, 10 June 2000

A shuffle in the dark: Cat Power leaves Keith Cameron ill at ease ...

Cat Power/Lift To Experience: The Garage, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Uncut, November 2001

IT STARTS WITH guitars screaming, and ends in a whisper. The sadistic social experiment of putting Lift To Experience's apocalyptic Texan assault second on the ...

Cat Power: Freebird

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, February 2003

While Chan Marshall's primal folk and haunting melodies are urgent and straightforward, on stage and in person, she is a study in contradictions. Jaan Uhelszki ...

Cat Power: You Are Free

Review by Keith Cameron, MOJO, March 2003

First new album of (mostly) self-penned material from Atlanta-raised Chan Marshall since 1998's Moon Pix. Features guest vocals from Bill Callahan and Eddie Vedder, plus ...

Chan Marshall (aka Cat Power), 31, New York City, N.Y.

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, July 2005

Chan Marshall isn't like the rest of us. She's gifted with a pristine voice, a keen mind, a restless heart and an attuned sense of ...

Cat Power: The Greatest (Matador)

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, February 2006

Memphis Belle: Down South, Chan Marshall gets the blues ...

Cat Power: Silence and Soul

Report and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 10 February 2006

With an all-star Memphis band, Chan Marshall lets her music do the talking. ...

Cat Power: Beauty Secrets

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, December 2006

CHAN MARSHALL'S a spectral beauty, haunted and ethereal as the songs she crafts. What makes her even more extraordinary is how selfless she is, insisting ...

Cat Power: Jukebox

Review by Keith Cameron, MOJO, January 2008

The nu-model soul diva waxes poetic on her second eclectic offering of cover versions. ...

The Lilith Fair Abides

Report by Maura Johnston, The Village Voice, 4 August 2010

A late-'90s fest returns with great ideas (the Lilipad!), throwback headliners, and terrible marketing. ...

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

Retrospective by James Medd, The Word, February 2011

SHORN OF A RIFF and chorus that are both as familiar as any in rock and roll, just verses and rhythm and a single guitar, ...

Cat Power: Swooning Songs and Psychotic Episodes

Interview by Rob Hughes, Daily Telegraph, 25 June 2013

CHAN MARSHALL has things on her mind. Big things. We're in the games room of her London hotel — all dim-lit ambience and trophy antlers ...

All Points East: Victoria Park, London

Live Review by Tim Cooper, Louder Than War, 4 June 2018

Saturday 2nd June: The National, The War On Drugs, Future Islands, Warpaint, Cat Power Sunday 3rd June: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Patti Smith, St ...

Cat Power: "I didn't know I loved myself when I was younger"

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Observer, 23 September 2018

Erratic stage shows, psychotic breakdowns, rehab… Cat Power's chaotic life is in direct contrast to her soulful music. Now a new album and motherhood have ...


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