Cat Power - Quotes

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Life is hard and it gets worse and worse and worse.

Life is hard and it gets worse and worse and worse.

There's just a lot of stuff that really moves me, and I don't know how to express it, and I just want to try to do the best I can and surround myself with good people who don't invalidate me. ---->>>

I got more guts than brains, and that's my problem. ---->>>

I think the hardest thing about my life is that I've met so many people all over the world who I love, but they're not friends with each other.

I think the hardest thing about my life is that I've met so many people all over the world who I love, but they're not friends with each other.

I've never had a clique. It's impossible when you're always traveling. ---->>>

We're always going to remind ourselves of our mistakes and how we do things differently, trying to be a better person or whatever. ---->>>

I got told so many times I needed a manager. For a long time I resisted, and I finally got one so I can pay my mortgage, and it helped me from becoming a homeless person. ---->>>

I've always dressed like a dude. ---->>>

If your parents gave you fire to play with when you were two, you'd be standing in fire by the time you were an adult. ---->>>

I don't come from money or an educated family background or any sort of supportive family life, so all of my choices are made on my own. ---->>>

I've always done things myself. I've never bragged or screamed that I produced a record before. I never told anybody. ---->>>

Nobody considers a covers record an album.

Nobody considers a covers record an album.

From folk to tribal to Cab Calloway, Cole Porter, Gershwin to the Rolling Stones, whose first record was all covers, to country-western, bebop, blues, and even the referencing in classic hip hop to cliched love ballads of the '80s or whatever - that is kinda gone, and that's just terrifying to me. ---->>>

I am human and I make mistakes. ---->>>

I still haven't been able to capture the joy of what it's like when I sing - you know, when I'm by myself, or like when I was a little kid. ---->>>

I'm not a professional entertainer. I'm not Neil Diamond. ---->>>

People and their religions don't affect me. ---->>>

After my second-to-last record, 'The Greatest', I had gone on tour for a while, and I didn't play an instrument for about five years. And I got kind of - it's not self-esteem or whatever, or anger toward myself - but disappointed in myself that I hadn't been challenging myself to learn musically. ---->>>

Usually, I'll just sit down at a piano or with a guitar, and I'll just be relaxed and playing music. Because that's what relaxes your subconscious. That's why everyone from animals to humans love music. ---->>>

Everybody tends to think I'm crazy, which is the biggest problem in my life. ---->>>

Hip-hop and R&B is mostly what I listen to. I don't have a connection with punk rock - I just never had that experience. ---->>>

I moved to Los Angeles to be with a man I loved. ---->>>

I need to be able to face things. ---->>>

People tend to think I'm insane, and I'm really tired of it. ---->>>

Playing the guitar, you kind of lock into a rhythm and a groove, and then it relaxes me to make up lyrics and sing. ---->>>

For me, the moment the mic is on and it's rolling, it's impossible to vocally relax for some reason. But one day, I'm going to be able to sing the way I sang when I was a little kid, completely open and free. That's, I think, the one thing that's changed: Growing older, I'm not ashamed to hear my voice. ---->>>

I got told I needed a producer I don't know how many times - maybe 27 times, 30? Then I recently got told 'I'm so proud of you.' That was even more great to hear. ---->>>

I used to want to be a war photographer, and I used to want to be a ballerina and a comedian. I used to want to be a writer. I invalidated myself; it's a mistake for me. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Cat Power
Nationality: American
Born: 01-21, 1972
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Occupation: Musician

Charlyn Marie "Chan" Marshall (born January 21, 1972), better known by her stage name Cat Power, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, occasional actress, and model. Cat Power was originally the name of Marshall's first band, but has become her moniker as a solo artist. Marshall was discovered opening for Liz Phair in 1994 by Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth and Tim Foljahn of Two Dollar Guitar, with whom she recorded her first two albums, Dear Sir (1995) and Myra Lee (1996), on the same day in 1994 (wikipedia)