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Jukebox

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Steve Gullick

Jukebox

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Cat Power
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it a B+

Start spreadin’ the news: Chan Marshall does a mean Sinatra. A sultry take on ”New York, New York” might be the biggest surprise on Marshall’s second covers disc, Jukebox — which also successfully grafts the Memphis-soul verve of her 2006 album of originals, The Greatest, onto tunes from James Brown, Joni Mitchell, Janis Joplin, and gospel-era Bob Dylan. Best of all is Marshall’s redo of her own ”Metal Heart,” a hushed fugue from ’98 that’s been spurred into full bloom as a fiery rocker. B+
DOWNLOAD THIS: Hear ”Metal Heart” at AOL Music