Pitchfork has been revealing all the details of Cat Power's upcoming covers album as they've been getting them and from the looks of things, I may already have my favorite record for 2008.
Earlier this week they gave us the tentative track list and cover image:
01 Teme From 'New York, New York' (Kander/Ebb; popularized by Frank Sinatra/Liza Minnelli)
02 Metal Heart (Cat Power)
03 Ramblin' (Wo)man (Hank Williams)
04 Song To Bobby (Cat Power– new song)
05 Aretha, Sing One For Me (J Harris/Eugene William; originally sung by George Jackson)
06 Lost Someone (James Brown)
07 I Believe In You (Bob Dylan)
08 Fortunate Son (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
09 Silver Stallion (Lee Clayton)
10 Dark End of the Street (Chips Moman/Dan Penn; originally sung by James Carr)
11 Don't Explain (Billie Holiday)
12 Woman Left Lonely (Spooner Oldham/Dan Penn, popularized by Janis Joplin)
The album is scheduled to be released on January 22, 2008. If you know of any imaginary boys who may be turning 29 the very next day, this makes for a most excellent birthday gift.