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Cat Power Show and Album

WEBLINKS: www.matadorrecords.com/catpower
www.myspace.com/catpower

CAT POWER
JUKEBOX

The New Covers Album From Chan Marshall Released January 21st 2008


Cat Power March show announcement comes at a perfect time as Jukebox, her second album of cover songs and a tribute to the great vocalists who have influenced her over the years is being released.

The list of covers she has chosen for this record makes for a most impressive cast list – James Brown, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Billie Holiday, George Jackson, Janis Joplin, Frank Sinatra, Hank Williams and herself (with ‘Metal Heart’ being re-recorded nearly ten years after it first appeared on her Moon Pix album).

Recorded in Dallas, Memphis and Miami with Stu Sikes (who also worked on Loretta Lynn’s Grammy-winning Van Lear Rose), Jukebox contains twelve tracks, eleven of which are covers and one, ‘Song To Bobby’, is brand new and a suitable inclusion as she wrote it about meeting Bob Dylan for the first time (it also precedes her version of ‘I Believe In You’ on this record).

This is the first record she has made with her band, Dirty Delta Blues – the quartet of Dirty Three's Jim White, Delta 72's Gregg Foreman, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Judah Bauer and Lizard Music's Erik Paparozzi – and they make up a big part of this album. Also making guest appearances on the record are Spooner Oldham (Neil Young, Janis Joplin), Larry McDonald (Toots & The Maytails, Taj Mahal), Teenie Hodges (Al Green, Memphis Rhythm Band) and Matt Sweeney (Chavez).

Time Out once wrote that Cat Power was “a master of interpretation” and Jukebox highlights just that. Although her second album of covers, it’s not really the sequel to The Covers Record (2000), instead a fascinating new chapter in Chan Marshall's artistic arc.

Coming as an added bonus are five more cover versions, which are being made available as an accompaniment to both the deluxe CD and vinyl versions of the album.

An Auckland show has been announced today on Tuesday 4th March, at The Powerstation in Auckland.

Cat Power will perform with her full-time band, Dirty Delta Blues.

Tickets on sale from 23.1.08 @ Ticketmaster & Real Groovy. www.myspace.com/catpower

Formats:
CD (OLE 754-1)
Deluxe LP (OLE 793-1)
Deluxe CD + Bonus Disc (OLE 793-2)
Download (OLE 754-6)

Tracklisting: (artists listed are the performers who popularized the song)

1. New York
Frank Sinatra

2. Ramblin (Wo)man
Hank Williams

3. Metal Heart (2008 Version)
Cat Power

4. Silver Stallion
Highwayman

5. Aretha, Sing One For Me
George Jackson

6. Lost Someone
James Brown

7. Lord, Help The Poor &Needy
Jessie Mae Hemphill

8. I Believe In You
Bob Dylan

9. Song To Bobby
Cat Power

10. Don't Explain
Billie Holiday

11. Woman Left Lonely
Janis Joplin

12. Blue
Joni Mitchell
13.Breathless
Nick Cave
BONUS DISC
Available with Deluxe CD and vinyl versions only.

1. I Feel
Hot Boys

2. Naked, If I Want To
Moby Grape

3. Breathless
Nick Cave

4. Angelitos Negros
Roberta Flack

5. She’s Got You
Patsy Cline


WEBLINKS: www.matadorrecords.com/catpower
www.myspace.com/catpower


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