Cat Power is giving away the track ‘Cherokee’ from her forthcoming new album, ‘Sun’.
You can download the album’s opening song for free – as well as a remix by Nicolas Jaar – by visiting Catpowermusic.com.
‘Sun’ follows the singer-songwriter’s 2008 covers album ‘Jukebox’ and 2006’s ‘The Greatest’ and will be out in the UK on September 10. You can watch a video for the track ‘Ruin’ below.
The tracklisting for ‘Sun’ is as follows:
‘Always On My Own’
‘Nothin But Time’
‘Peace And Love’
The LP was recorded by Cat Power, real name Chan Marshall, in various locations including a studio she built in Malibu. Speaking about the record, she told The Stool Pigeon that the four-year break between her last release ‘Jukebox’ was due to entering into an intense personal relationship. She said: “I entered a long relationship which I really wanted to be successful. You know that thing we’re all raised to want: a beautiful life with children – that family thing that is tangible?”
She added that the breakdown of the romance meant she could finally get the record out: “I was trying to grow my personal life in a way that I never did before. So now that relationship is over and it’s come full circle… There’s a great loss personally in my life right now, but there’s also a gift in that I’m lucky I finished this album.”