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Cat Power

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Biography

Charlyn Marie Marshall, also known as Chan (pronounced "Shawn") Marshall, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. on 21 January 1972. After dropping out of high school, she started performing under the name Cat Power, while in Atlanta, backed by musicians Glen Thrasher, Mark Moore, and others. She soon moved to New York City, New York, United States in 1992, then later opening for Liz Phair in 1994, she met Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth and Tim Foljahn of Two Dollar Guitar, who encouraged her to record, and played on her first two albums, 1995's Dear Sir and 1996's Myra Lee. In 1996 she was signed to Matador Records, and released her third album, What Would the Community Think, which spawned a single and music video, "Nude as the News".

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Once I wanted to be the greatest
    No wind or waterfall could stall me
    And then came the rush of the flood
    Stars at night turned deep to dust
    Melt me down
    The Greatest  -  3,768,350 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    Come with me my love
    to the sea
    The sea of love
    I want to tell you
    How much I love you
    Sea of Love  -  2,908,695 plays
  3.  
    Lyrics
    Losing the star without a sky
    Losing the reasons why
    You're losing the calling that you've been faking
    And I'm not kidding
    It's damned if you don't and it's damned if you do
    Metal Heart  -  1,844,456 plays
  4.  
    Lyrics
    It's not your face
    Or the colour of your hair
    Or the sound of your voice, my dear
    That's got me dragged in here
    It's the ice in the seam, the scheme of you
    Living Proof  -  1,242,790 plays
  5.  
    Lyrics
    We've lived in bars
    And danced on the tables
    Hotels, trains and ships that sail
    We swim with sharks
    And fly with aeroplanes in the air
    Lived in Bars  -  1,429,604 plays
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