Cat Power - 'Cherokee'

Chan is back in all her grief-ridden glory

Austin Conroy
Photo: Austin Conroy
“Never knew pain like this/Everything die, then die”. Ah. So the bright-eyed disposition of ‘Ruin’ won’t be riding roughshod, then: ‘Cherokee’ is all bittersweet love and loss boosted by choking, chugging piano – and a lovely reminder that nobody can mine their grief quite like Chan Marshall.
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