Cat Power shares cover of Dead Man's Bones' 'Pa Pa Power'

With her highly-anticipated covers album set to arrive early next year, Cat Power has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from her forthcoming full-length.

The new single 'Pa Pa Power' is a rendition of the 2009 song originally released and written by Dead Man's Bones, and follows on from the previously shared versions of Frank Ocean's 'Bad Religion' and The Pogues' 'A Pair Of Brown Eyes' in previewing her new LP 'Covers', which arrives on the 14th January via Domino Recordings.

Speaking about the new offering, she said, “I started playing this solo in 2012 (originally more dissonant and trance-y), when the Occupy Wall street protests were going on. Occupy was bunkering down and saying, ‘This shit's fucking fucked up.’ And helping citizens be a voice in their local government. They got a lot of good things done, but the American media killed the movement. I felt like this song was relative to that. The American media has always penalized any sort of social progressiveness and is always the first to express conservative rhetoric against something that is beneficial to the nation. I’d open with this song on the 2013 China tour. ‘Burn the streets, burn the cars.’"

Check out the new video for 'Pa Pa Power', directed by Greg Hunt, in the player below.

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