Cat Power will release her newest covers EP, Dark End of the Street, on Dec. 9. The tracks, a handful of unreleased tunes culled from the Jukebox sessions, include covers of some of the greatest in music history, including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and James Carr.
The good woman will release the EP digitally and also as a limited edition double 10" on Matador Records. You are free to have great expectations.
Dark End of the Street EP tracklist:
"Auld Triangle" (The Pogues) *
"Dark End of the Street" (James Carr) *
"Who Knows Where the Time Goes" (Sandy Denny/Fairport Convention) *
"Fortune Son" (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
"I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)" (Otis Redding)
"It Ain't Fair" (Aretha Franklin) *
* previously unreleased
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Also, as previously reported, Cat Power will be making a stop at the 2008 Bridge School Benefit (Oct 25-26). The yearly benefit concert, organized by thegolden heartedNeil Young, seeks to help raise funds and awareness for the The Bridge School, a non-profit educational program that supports children with severe physical and speech impairments.
Watch Cat Power performing Aretha Franklin's "It Ain't Right":
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