The Covers Record (CD) ~ Cat Power (Artist) Cover Art

The Covers Record

By: Cat Power

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DISC 1 for The Covers Record Album By Cat Power iTunes
1   (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Buy Buy
2   Kingsport Town Buy Buy
3   Troubled Waters Buy Buy
4   Naked If I Want To Buy Buy
5   Sweedeedee Buy Buy
6   In This Hole Buy Buy
7   I Found A Reason Buy Buy
8   Wild is the Wind Buy Buy
9   Red Apples Buy Buy
10   Paths Of Victory Buy Buy
11   Salty Dog Buy Buy
12   Sea Of Love Buy Buy

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Chan Marshall devised the Cat Power moniker in order to put a degree of separation between herself and the often-twisted individuals who inhabit her songs. Here, she takes another step back while also taking a step forward. As the album title indicates, these are covers of other people's songs. Yet she sings them with no less intensity than if they were her own. Mick Jagger may have snarled the definitive "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," but Marshall takes a different tack. She removes the chorus and returns it as elegant slow blues. The Velvet Underground's "I Found a Reason" becomes a near-wordless cry. She relies only on her sufficient guitar picking and likeably amateurish piano tinkling, creating an isolated web not unlike that of Neil Young at his most deserted. Most appropriately, she covers "Red Apples" by Smog, whom she resembles in approach. Obscure (traditional and early) Bob Dylan, Nina Simone, and Michael Hurley tunes complement the bruised but not buried surroundings. --Rob O'Connor

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