With a voice that is simultaneously rough, soulful, and sublime, singer/songwriter Cat Power (born Charlyn Marie Marshall) rose from high school dropout, to indie folk-rock star, to controversial media darling in the matter of just over a decade. Her poignantly introspective songwriting, extremely stylized and dramatic renditions of classics, and openness about her personal problems have made her a unique and memorable superstar.
Charlyn “Chan” Marie Marshall was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1972 to a blues singer and pianist named Charlie. Her parents divorced when she was still a child and she spent most of her formative years moving from town to town with her mother and stepfather. At the age of sixteen, Marshall... Read More