CD Jukebox [Cat Power]
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Rolling Stone (p.62) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "She refashions material from other artists and makes it seem like it's been hers all along."
Spin (p.p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "She's unafraid to be unfaithful and that's JUKEBOX's greatest strength....With Dylan acting as a bridge between the covers and her originals, Marshall finds intriguing new shadows to stalk."
Entertainment Weekly (p.70) - "Best of all is Marshall's redo of her own 'Metal Heart,' a hushed fugue from '98 that's been spurred into full bloom as a fiery rocker." -- Grade: B+
Uncut (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he music does get swampy and dark, but the atavistic urgings of the group are held in check by the gentle clarity of Marshall's voice."
Alternative Press (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- JUKEBOX begins to mesmerize when Billie Holiday's 'Don't Explain' gets a Spartan, darklands-country overhaul, and Joni Mitchell's 'Blue' seems beamed in from a Holiday Inn lounge run by David Lynch."
No Depression (p.71) - "Marshall has an extraordinary voice....JUKEBOX is comprised of vast, arid patches of affect broken up by occasional tiny outbursts of emotion."
Q (Magazine) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[H]er most polished record to date....It still catches the light and the imagination."
Blender (Magazine) (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Marshall works subtly. She revels in sly, unexpected phrasing, flickers in an out of hope like a candle and turns meanings inside out with a single, haunting phrase..."
Harp (magazine) (pp.91-92) - "[S]he's accompanied throughout JUKEBOX by her stellar Dirty Delta Blues touring band..."
Clash (magazine) (p.107) - "'Song To Bobby' is a touching reflection on the writers who have changed her life, a suitable tribute from one major talent to another."
Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Amusingly, she opens with a self-referential take on the ultimate cover, 'New York, New York,' which, almost incredibly, finds new life in the tired old words."
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