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Cat Power News

Cat Power covers 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'

Cat Power covers 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' for Apple advert - watch

Singer's festive cover soundtracks Apple's new TV commercial

  • Dec 18, 2013

Cat Power pledges to quit America in bizarre online rant

Singer tags Beyonce, Daft Punk and Oprah Winfrey in the post

  • May 21, 2013

Cat Power, Grimes, Steve Mason added to Øya Festival 2013 line-up

The Norwegian festival will take place between August 6 and 10 in Oslo

  • Apr 29, 2013

Cat Power plays new song 'Bully' on 'Later… With Jools Holland' – watch

Chan Marshall will be playing three UK live dates this summer

  • Apr 10, 2013

Cat Power reschedules cancelled London show – ticket details

The gig will now take place on June 25 at The Roundhouse

  • Apr 4, 2013

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Cat Power Music Videos

Manhattan Play Video


Watch the official Manhattan video by Cat Power in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Cherokee Play Video


Watch the official Cherokee video by Cat Power in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Cat Power Play Video

Cat Power

Cat Power Supports Small Places Tour. Watch the official Cat Power video by Small Places Tour 2008 in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Open Mic UK | North West & Scotland Area Final Play Video

Open Mic UK | North West & Scotland Area Final

www.openmicuk.co.uk The Area Final stage of the 2011 competition showcases the last step of unsigned singers and artists journey to the o2.

Open Mic UK | Manchester Regional Final Play Video

Open Mic UK | Manchester Regional Final

www.openmicuk.co.uk Manchester Regional Final for 2011 Open Mic UK Singing Competition. The best unsigned artists compete to sing live at the o2 arena in the Grand Final.

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Cat Power Reviews

Flow Festival 2013

Flow Festival 2013

Helsinki, 7-11 August 2013

  • Aug 15, 2013

Cat Power - 'Sun'

Studio trickery and a turn from intense life coach Iggy Pop

  • Aug 31, 2012

Cat Power - 'Cherokee'

Chan is back in all her grief-ridden glory

  • Jun 29, 2012

Cat Power

Dark End Of The Street

  • Dec 4, 2008

Cat Power: Shepherds Bush Empire, London. Sunday, January 27

Chan Marshall finally comes swaggering out of her shell.

  • Feb 7, 2008

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Cat Power Biography

Charlyn Marie Marshall (born January 21, 1972), also known as Chan Marshall or by her stage name Cat Power, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress and model. Cat Power was originally the name of Marshall's first band, but has come to refer to her musical projects with various backing bands.

Marshall was discovered opening for Liz Phair in 1994 by Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth and Tim Foljahn of Two Dollar Guitar, with whom she recorded her first two albums, Dear Sir (1995) and Myra Lee (1996), on the same day in 1994. In 1996 she signed with Matador Records, and released a third album of new material with Shelley and Foljahn, What Would the Community Think. Following this she released the critically acclaimed Moon Pix (1998), recorded with members of the Dirty Three, and The Covers Record (2000), a collection of sparsely recorded cover songs. After a brief hiatus she reemerged in 2003 with You Are Free, featuring guest musicians Dave Grohl and Eddie Vedder, followed by the soul-influenced The Greatest (2006), recorded with numerous Memphis studio musicians, and a second covers album, Jukebox (2008). In 2012 she released the self-produced Sun, which opened at number 10 on the Billboard 200, the highest charting album of her career to date.

Critics have noted the constant evolution of Cat Power's sound, with a "mix of punk, folk and blues" on her earliest albums, and elements of soul and other genres more prevalent in her later material. Her 2012 album Sun incorporated electronica, in a self-proclaimed move from the "really slow guitar songs" she initially wrote for the album.

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