Alright alright, I know I’ve been basically pointing you to stuff on Stereogum.com lately, but look at this gem composed over there last week. Go ahead, click on that link. In describing why they picked each of the songs in their list of Cat Power’s 10 best, you get an overview of Chan Marshall’s musical history AND a bit about who she is as a gifted artist who struggles with her creativity.
I learned things!
Good songs, too, many of which I hadn’t heard before, but then I admit I only got on the bandwagon when her album The Greatest came through the station. Go listen to some of those songs, I’ll wait here…
Good stuff, right? Want to hear more? Tell you what. I’ll go get Moon Pix — the story behind that one intrigued me — then let’s meet back here for the next week’s edition of The Playlist. I already recorded this week’s, so wait till next-next time & we’ll hear something from Moon Pix along with the Calexico song I was talking about earlier. Deal? Deal.