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Read The Year In Music, 2012

December 5, 2012 – The All Songs Considered gang gabs about the year's biggest surprises, best new artists and more.


Read Cat Power Rips It Up, Starts Again

September 6, 2012 – On Sun, her first album of new songs since 2006, Chan Marshall leaves behind her sad, sparse sound.


Chan Marshall's new album as Cat Power, her first set of new songs in more than six years, is called Sun.

Read Cat Power: 'I'm Not Ashamed To Hear My Voice'

September 2, 2012 – Chan Marshall discusses Sun, her first album of original work in six years.


Menomena (clockwise from upper left), Cat Power, Matthew E. White, Buke & Gase

Read Menomena, Matthew E. White, Animal Collective And More

August 28, 2012 – Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their latest and favorite new discoveries.


Cat Power's new album, Sun, comes out Sept. 4.

Read First Listen: Cat Power, 'Sun'

August 26, 2012 – With the long-awaited Sun, Chan Marshall crafts her most joyful, sonically adventurous album yet.

Top row (left to right): The Antlers, Cat Power; Middle row: Bill Fay, Sean Rowe, Nas; Bottom row: Christian Scott, JEFF The Brotherhood

Read Summer Music Preview

June 26, 2012 – Hear exclusive song premieres from The Avett Brothers, Cat Power, The Antlers and more.


Chan Marshall, a.k.a. Cat Power.

Watch Absent For Years, Cat Power Takes A Long Road To 'Ruin'

June 18, 2012 – Chan Marshall's new song has a breezy feel, consistent with her prolific use of the word "bitchin'."


Listen Cat Power: The 'Dark End' Of Depressive Soul

January 21, 2009 – The singer's enervated misery is a perfect match for the 1967 hit "Dark End of the Street."


Listen Cat Power Remakes the 'Jukebox' WXPN

April 21, 2008 – Hear the singer tackle songs by The Highwaymen, Billie Holiday, and Hank Williams on WXPN. WXPN


Listen Cat Power Rocks the 'Jukebox'

January 22, 2008 – A test drive of new music releases from Cat Power, The Fleshtones and The Whigs.


Listen Cat Power Purrs Back

January 2, 2008 – Lizzie Goodman of Blender spins new music from Cat Power, Hot Chip and Cassie.


Read Listeners Pick Love Songs for Valentine's Day

February 6, 2007 – Listeners share their favorite Valentine's Day songs and the stories of how they came to love them.

Listen NPR Listeners Pick the Best CDs of 2006

December 7, 2006 – Count down the year's best CDs as selected by NPR listeners.

Read Will Hermes: Top Ten CDs of 2006

December 5, 2006 – Writer and reviewer Will Hermes shares his favorite albums of the past year.

Listen The Best Music of 2006

December 5, 2006 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen counts down listener picks for the 10 best CDs of 2006, wit...


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