Cat Power : Ruin

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Cat Power : Ruin


Ruin is the first single from the forthcoming Sun, Chan Marshall’s first original album in six years. Her warm, popping arch-pop is well-crafted, but it swings towards Natasha Atlas with its dated orchestration; the pianos, guitars and ticking beats bouncing off each other in a freewheeling bazaar of noise that is theatrical but oddly dull. There’s no heart in it.