Cat Power

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Cat Power: ‘To this day I sleep with my bedroom door locked’
After breakups, breakdowns, stalkers and worse, Chan Marshall has rewritten her bleakest lyrics and recorded an album of highly personal covers. ‘We all need sweetness,’ she says

Sylvia Patterson

14, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Cat Power: Covers review – the healing work of a singer reborn
Chan Marshall’s third outing deconstructing the songs of others, from Nick Cave and Frank Ocean to Lana Del Rey and the Pogues, is her best yet

Kitty Empire

08, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Cat Power: Covers review – transforming majesty into adequacy
Power chooses her songs with impeccable taste but her uniformly breathy cover versions rob them of a distinctive edge

Rachel Aroesti

07, Jan, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Latitude festival review – stylish, dramatic and surprisingly edgy
It may be the most middle-class of events, but pink sheep, Scottish sarcasm and Stereophonics singalongs notwithstanding, it was still classy

Dave Simpson

22, Jul, 2019 @10:33 AM

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From Cat Power to Coldplay: the best, worst and weirdest Rihanna covers
The Last Shadow Puppets turned vampiric, Harry Styles harked back to prog rock and Patti Smith was overcome by nerves … How 15 acts laid down their love for the queen of R&B

Hannah Jane Parkinson

16, Oct, 2018 @8:48 AM

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Cat Power: Wanderer, in-depth review – staying true to her own weird way
After her record label rejected her album, singer-songwriter Chan Marshall found a new home for her singular sound

Kitty Empire

07, Oct, 2018 @7:59 AM

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Cat Power: Wanderer review – the beautiful sound of the road to nowhere
Chan Marshall’s latest album adds Auto-Tune, Lana Del Rey and a Rihanna cover version to her folk, blues and American roots music. It’s the work of a woman going her own way

Alexis Petridis

04, Oct, 2018 @11:03 AM

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Cat Power: 'I didn’t know I loved myself when I was younger'
Erratic stage shows, psychotic breakdowns, rehab… Now a new album and motherhood have given Cat Power a profound sense of calm. She talks to Sophie Heawood

Sophie Heawood

23, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Big noise: the essential pop, jazz and folk music of autumn 2018
Young talents and old hands hit the road, intriguing festivals mix things up, and there’s the first posthumous release from Prince

Alexis Petridis, Robin Denselow, John Fordham and Imogen Tilden

27, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Cat Power: Moon Pix live review – finely calibrated nostalgia
Sydney Opera House
If a string section-enhanced Concert Hall celebration doesn’t formalise classic album status, what does?

Kate Hennessy

01, Jun, 2018 @5:41 AM

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Cat Power on Moon Pix: 'I'm alive today because of those songs'
Twenty years on, Chan Marshall remembers how it felt to write the album that became her ‘salvation’

Chan Marshall as told to Kate Hennessy

28, May, 2018 @2:30 AM

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Cat Power and Craig David: this week’s best UK rock and pop gigs
Chan Marshall’s indie alter-ego returns to the stage and the comeback to end all comebacks shows no sign of slowing down

Harriet Gibsone

10, Mar, 2017 @11:00 AM

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