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JukeboxStart 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...JukeboxIndie RockStart 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...2008-01-18

(Steve Gullick)

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Jukebox

Genre: Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Cat Power; Status: In Season

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+
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Originally posted January 18 2008 — 12:00 AM EST

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