Cat Power's Chan Marshall on Sun: "I didn't want to test myself so much as push myself"

Cat Power (due this Saturday, November 23, at the Gothic Theatre) is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earned an opening slot on Liz Phair's tour, where she gained some great exposure. By 1996, Marshall joined Matador Records, who released her third album, What Would the Community Think, which was produced by Steve Shelley.

See also: Cat Power at Ogden Theatre, 01/24/13

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