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LISTEN: Cat Power Covers Burt Bacharach
Ellie Desborough , December 5th, 2018 16:19

Cat Power covers a 1964 classic by Burt Bacharach and Hal David

Cat Power has released a cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s 1964 hit ‘What The World Needs Now’.

“I wanted to release a song with a message of hope,” says Power aka Chan Marshall, “‘What the world needs now is love sweet love’ is a lyric anyone can embrace right now.”

The release comes after her tenth album Wanderer back in October received high praise.

tQ said of the record: ‘although not explicitly confrontational, [Wanderer] subtly undermines this longstanding and limited perception of what Cat Power is.’