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cat-like women

Filed under: — adrian @ 9:41 pm

A couple weeks ago, Dylan IMs me:

Dylan: what’s the girl that plays harp and sings like a cat in a blender?
Me: Joanna Newsom?
Dylan: yeah, that’s the one.

Today, there was a pretty well-wrtten post by Long Winters front man John Roderick covers Bonnaroo for CMJ. In part he talks about Cat Power:

I thought, “Great. I’ve been suckered in. Chan Marshall is backstage having kittens and we’re going to sit out here with building anticipation only to have her never leave her trailer.”

4 Responses to “cat-like women”

  1. andy (not andyl) Says:

    Dude. She’s (Cat Power) totally playing in Pittsburgh on the 9th of July. That really makes me want to go up for another weekend at home.

  2. dude red Says:

    I don’t think you are rad.

  3. Adrian Says:

    Really, dude red? Oh, that’s a shame.

  4. urban saddle » Say Yes to Ys! Says:

    […] If someone would have told me that Joanna Newsom’s newest record Ys would be my favorite of 2006, I would think that they were crazy. Before Ys, my only experience with her was a track on her debut, The Milk-Eyed Mender. And I really didn’t care for it. Like Dylan, I had similar misgivings about her voice. The cat in the blender didn’t come to mind. It was more like a squeaky preschooler. […]

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