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When sung by Chan Marshall, words like “Everyone’s either making love or else expecting rain” took on new life.
Vivid is known for curating some of the best lineups in Australia, so it can be hard to separate the best from the best when each act can offer an elite level of entertainment. Ahead of this weekend's festivities, we’ve created a guide to the unmissable top five acts.
"Performing covers is a very enjoyable way to do something that feels natural to me when it comes to making music.”
"Cat Power does things her way."
"Whatever people expect from Cat Power, what they get is an incredibly open, richly emotional performance."
Grab your tickets while you still can.
Chan Marshall's tenth Cat Power LP, 'Wanderer', is the first not released by Matador in over 20 years. She tells Anthony Carew, "I had to forget these expectations they’d placed upon me, had to forget that they told me my art was no good."
"The fact that nothing here will grab you even after repeated listens means that the lengthy, meditative nature of these sadcore tunes does little to justify their own inaccessibility."
Not all those who wander are lost...
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