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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

CONTEST – Cat Power & The Dirty Delta Blues Band @ The Phoenix – July 10, 2007

So for the third time in ten months, Ms Chan Marshall is bringing her Cat Power back to Toronto for a show at the Phoenix on July 10. To be fair, each time through it’s been in a completely different configuration – in September at Lee’s it was just her solo, while the November show at the Phoenix featured the full Memphis Rhythm Band. This time, it’s with the Dirty Delta Blues Band, a lean, mean four-piece outfit. I imagine she’s still touring the Shortlist-winning The Greatest, though I would expect to hear material from her next album The Sun, slated for release next Spring.

But before then, there’s supposed to be a sequel to The Covers Record – whether it will actually see the light of day when it’s supposed to is anyone’s guess, but it serves as a good segue into the contest portion of this here post. Courtesy of Against The Grain, I’ve got two pairs of passes to give away for this show and to enter, I want you to leave a comment telling me what song you would most like to hear Cat Power cover. I’ll also need your full name and an email to contact you at (funk it up to foil spambots if you need). This contest will close at midnight, July 7 and winners will be selected randomly so if you choose something utterly dubious or obviously nonsensical, like Metallica’s “One”, it won’t be held against you. Or maybe it will. Try me.

MP3: Cat Power – “We Dance” (Pavement cover)
MySpace: Cat Power

By : Frank Yang at 9:12 pm
Category: Uncategorized
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  1. ryan says:

    Ryan Mercer
    rcmercer at gmail.com

    I would like to heat Cat Power cover:

    I’d Really Love to See You Tonight by
    England Dan & John Ford Coley

  2. Patanoia says:

    "Love Goes On" by the Go Betweens.

  3. Matt O-Brien says:

    "On The Bound" by Fiona Apple.

  4. Dimitri says:

    "I Wanna Be Adored" by The Stone Roses – she can absolutely make it her own

  5. Ginette Lise says:

    "Bring Me Sunshine" by Willie Nelson

  6. Michael says:

    "Lazy Butterfly" by Devendra Banhart. I picture her version being more Moon Pix than The Greatest, but either way I am sure it would be good.

  7. pat says:

    "while my guitar gently weeps"

  8. josh newman says:

    "23" by Blonde Redhead

  9. Jordan says:

    "Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown" by Neil Young & Crazy Horse

  10. Michael Martin says:

    Anything from Neil Young’s Everybody Knows This is Nowhere and since I can only pick one song let’s go with the title track.

  11. Jason says:

    hegartyjc at hotmail dot com
    "Landslide" – Fleetwood Mac

  12. Derek says:

    "Lodi" by CCR

  13. Michael Esteras says:

    "Knife" by Grizzly Bear
    C’mon, everybody’s doing it.

  14. George says:

    California by Joni Mitchell

  15. Thierry says:

    "Til I Die" by the Beach Boys.

    Or "Don’t Stop Believin’". :)

  16. Brendan says:

    "My Curse" by The Afghan Wigs

  17. Katherine says:

    "City Middle" by The National

    kathmc52 at gmail.com

  18. liz says:

    "memories are made of this" by dean martin
    elatsch at hotmail dot com

  19. Vicky says:

    "Disarm" by Smashing Pumpkins

  20. meghan says:

    I think that Chan would tear up ‘it’s not up to you’ by Bjork….perfect melancholic lilty tune that could be de-bleeped & folkified

  21. Dan says:

    Come Pick Me Up by Ryan Adams

  22. Mel says:

    Revelator by Gillian Welch

  23. Damon says:

    "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam. Why? I don’t know, but it would sure be a nice call-back to my youth.

  24. Makeda says:

    ‘Things Behind The Sun’ by Nick Drake.

  25. Cate O-Connell says:

    ‘Progidal Son’ by Two Gallants