my beloved crooner


quem está na wired deste mês? chanmeuamor!

It’s easy to sing somebody else’s song — but near impossible to do it well (Exhibit A: every karaoke bar from Topeka to Tokyo). Which is why we love Cat Power’s stripped-down take on classics like “New York, New York.” For fans of the soulful singer’s The Covers Record, this is a welcome return to the form, with 10 bluesy reimaginings of tunes by James Brown, Billie Holiday, and Bob Dylan, plus a redo of her own “Metal Heart” and the set’s only new original, “Song to Bobby.” True, there’s a long tradition of covering Dylan songs. But few have ever sounded this good.

3 Responses to “my beloved crooner”

  1. passei pra te deixar um beijo,
    um beijo fofo de feliz 2008!

  2. Aproveita e, quando tu voltar dessa terra de hippies, baixa então do disquinho da Chan:

    Feliz 2008!

  3. 3 daniarrais


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