- "People Got A Lotta Nerve"
- "Middle Cyclone"
- "The Pharoahs"
- "Vengeance Is Sleeping"
- "Wish I Was the Moon"
- "Don't Forget Me"
- "Teenage Feeling"
Singer-songwriter Neko Case has been making music since she was a teenager. First inspired by country and then punk music, Case eventually combined her passions to develop a signature sound that blended contemporary rock, pop and country elements on her solo debut, The Virginian. She's spent time as a member of The New Pornographers, and toured with the Canadian rock band The Sadies as her backing group; its members helped co-write "The Pharaohs," included here.
Accompanied by guitarist Paul Rigby (co-writer of many of the songs from Middle Cyclone) and longtime back-up vocalist Kelly Hogan (who plays the music box on this acoustic performance of the album's title track), Case performs an acoustic set of songs from Middle Cyclone.
This feature originally ran Jun. 22, 2009.
Watch an interview and performance.