Cat Power discography

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Cat Power discography
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Studio albums10
EPs4
Singles23

The discography of singer-songwriter Cat Power consists of ten studio albums, four EPs, eleven commercial singles, twelve promotional singles, two singles as a featured artist, and numerous music videos.

Albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
BEL
(FL)

[3]
BEL
(WA)

[4]
FRA
[5]
IRL
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
Dear Sir
  • Released: October 1995
  • Label: Runt
  • Formats: CD · LP
Myra Lee
What Would the Community Think
  • Released: September 10, 1996
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP
Moon Pix
  • Released: September 22, 1998
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP
163
The Covers Record
  • Released: March 21, 2000
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP
[A]
You Are Free
  • Released: February 18, 2003
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP
105 67 157
The Greatest
  • Released: January 20, 2006
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP
34 25 25 56 20 44 35 50 57 45
Jukebox
  • Released: January 22, 2008
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP · DL
12 35 7 34 4 35 30 27 20 32
Sun
  • Released: August 29, 2012
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD · LP · DL
10 26 5 20 7 46 18 15 9 33
Wanderer
  • Released: October 5, 2018
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD · LP · DL
96 42 24 31 19
[22]
71 45 11 29
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released.

EPs[edit]

List of EPs with additional information
Title Details Peak chart positions Further information
FRA
[5]
Undercover[23]
  • Released: November 10, 1996
  • Label: Undercover Records
  • Format: 7"
iTunes Live Session EP[24]
  • Released: September 5, 2006
  • Label: Matador
  • Format: DL
Track listing
  1. "Love and Communication (Acoustic Version)"
  2. "House of the Rising Sun"
  3. "Wild Is the Wind"
  4. "Who Knows Where the Time Goes?"
eMusic Session EP[25]
  • Released: October 3, 2006
  • Label: Matador
  • Format: DL
Track listing
  1. "The Greatest"
  2. "Remember Me" (Otis Redding)
  3. "Ramblin' Man"
  4. "Good Woman"
Dark End of the Street
  • Released: December 9, 2008
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: 10" · DL
99
"—" denotes an EP which failed to chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
AAA

[26]
US Rock Digital
[27]
BEL
[28]
FRA
[5]
"Nude as the News" 1996 What Would the Community Think
"Lived in Bars"[29] 2006 The Greatest
"Could We"
"Song to Bobby" 2007 Jukebox
"King Rides By" (2011 Version)[B] 2011 Non-album single
"Ruin" 2012 38 Sun
"Cherokee" 151
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"[C] 2013 31 147 Non-album single
"Wish I Was Here" (Cat Power and Coldplay) 2014 41 Wish I Was Here OST[33]
"Woman" (feat. Lana Del Rey)[34] 2018 20 Wanderer
"—" denotes a single which failed to chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Headlights"[D] 1994 Non-album singles
"Great Expectations" / "Clear the Room"[E] 1996
"He War"[F] 2003 You Are Free
"Free"[G]
"The Greatest" / "Hate"[H] 2005 The Greatest
"Living Proof"[I]
"Love and Communication"[J] 2006
"New York"[K] 2008 Jukebox
"Back in the Days (for Christopher Wallace)" / "Fire"[L] 2012 Sun
"Silent Machine"[M] 2013
"Manhattan"[N]
"Bully"[O]

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as a featured artist, showing primary musician, year released and album
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
BEL
[28]
FRA
[5]
"Go Up" (Cassius feat. Cat Power and Pharrell Williams) 2016 Ibifornia
"Action" (Cassius feat. Cat Power and Mike D) 20 114

Collaborations and guest appearances[edit]

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Album versions of "Nude As The News" and "Back of Your Head" appeared on the 1997 compilation What's Up Matador[50]
  • A live version of "We Dance" appeared on the 1999 Kill Rock Stars compilation Drinking from Puddles: A Radio History[51]
  • The songs "Cross Bones Style" and "Sea of Love", and music videos for "Cross Bones Style" and "Nude as the News", featured on the 1999 compilation Everything Is Nice - The Matador Records 10th Anniversary Anthology
  • Samples of "In This Hole", "Fate of the Human Carbine" and "American Flag" were incorporated into "Archive Fever" by Matmos; a sample of "Back of Your Head" featured on the "Matador Megamix" created by DJ Eclipse, both of which were released on This CD Is Not Nice (1999, Matador Records)[P]
  • The Covers Record out-take "Come On in My Kitchen" (Robert Johnson) appeared on All Tomorrow's Parties 1.1: Sonic Youth Curated (2001, ATP Recordings)
  • Live versions of "Good Woman" (as "To Be A Good Woman") and "Troubled Waters" (recorded for Sydney radio station 2SER) appeared on Live & Direct (2001, Spunk)
  • You Are Free out-take "The Party" appeared on 2003's Comes with a Smile Vol. 8 - Like Others Need Oxygen and 2004's Matador at Fifteen

Videos[edit]

DVDs[edit]

Films[edit]

In addition, she appears in two documentary films: The Fearless Freaks (2005, Bradley Beesley) and Two Headed Cow (2006, Tony Gayton); a video installation: Sleepwalkers (2007, Doug Aitken); and two feature films My Blueberry Nights (2007, Wong Kar-wai) and American Widow (2008, C.S. Leigh).

Music videos[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Austin City Limits, December 30, 2006
    "The Greatest"
    "Living Proof"
    "Lived in Bars"
    "Could We"
    "I Don't Blame You"
    "Cross Bones Style"
    "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • "Morning Surprise", De Beers commercial, 2006 Christmas
    "How Can I Tell You" (Adapted cover of Cat Stevens song; not formally released as a single since only 30 seconds were recorded specifically for the commercial)
  • Rescue Me 5x13
  • Unforgettable
    "New York"

Songs used in movies[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Covers Record did not enter the Billboard 200, but peaked at number 44 on the Top Heatseekers chart.[12]
  2. ^ Released for a limited time on Cat Power's official website. All proceeds from sales of this song were donated to the Festival of Children Foundation, and the Ali Forney Center.[30]
  3. ^ "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" also charted at number 42 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs,[31] and at number 72 on the Billboard Holiday 100.[32]
  4. ^ Cat Power's debut studio recording, limited to 500 copies and released exclusively on 7" vinyl by New York-based indie label The Making of Americans. This release contained the original, Craig Flanagin-produced versions of "Headlights" and "Darling Said Sir", featuring guitar by Bob Bannister and drums by Glen Thrasher.[35] A re-recorded version of the a-side would later appear as the album closer on Power's 1996 studio album Myra Lee.[36]
  5. ^ Limited edition split single with Guv'ner, featuring their cover version of the Cat Power track "Great Expectations" as the a-side, and Power's cover of the Guv'ner track "Clear the Room" as the b-side.[37]
  6. ^ Limited edition CD single released on April 14, 2003 exclusively in Europe, containing "Good Woman" and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" as b-sides.[38]
  7. ^ Released as an airplay-only single exclusively in the United States in July 2003.[39]
  8. ^ Released worldwide on pink 7" vinyl on December 6, 2005; limited to 1,500 copies.[40]
  9. ^ Released as an airplay-only single exclusively in Sweden on December 15, 2005.[41]
  10. ^ An exclusive radio edit of the song; released as an airplay-only single in the United States on January 6, 2006.[42]
  11. ^ Airplay-only single (Europe and North America).[43]
  12. ^ Limited edition 7" vinyl single sent as a free gift with orders of the deluxe edition of Sun from Matador Records' website.[44]
  13. ^ Released as an airplay-only single exclusively in the United States.[45]
  14. ^ Released as an airplay-only single exclusively in the United Kingdom.[46]
  15. ^ Released for a limited period as a one-track digital single on April 9, 2013.[47]
  16. ^ This two-track album was given as a free gift to all attendees of the Matador Records-hosted events 'A Nice Weekend in London' (September 3–5, 1999) and 'A Nice Weekend in New York' (September 23–25, 1999).[52] The album has never received a wider release.

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  24. ^ "Live Session (iTunes Exclusive) - EP by Cat Power on Apple Music". iTunes. September 5, 2006. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
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  32. ^ "Cat Power – Chart History: Holiday 100". Billboard. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  33. ^ Reed, Ryan (July 7, 2014). "Stream Coldplay and Cat Power's Dreamy Duet 'Wish I Was Here'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  34. ^ "Woman (feat. Lana Del Rey) [Single Version] - Single by Cat Power on Apple Music". iTunes. August 16, 2018. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  35. ^ Headlights (Vinyl liner notes). Cat Power. The Making of Americans. 1994. MA–05.CS1 maint: others (link)
  36. ^ Myra Lee (Liner notes). Cat Power. Smells Like Records. 1996. SLR–019.CS1 maint: others (link)
  37. ^ Guv'ner In Catpowerland / Catpower Goes To Guvnerville (Vinyl liner notes). Guv'ner and Cat Power. Wiiija Records. 1996. GUVPOWER–001.CS1 maint: others (link)
  38. ^ He War (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2003. OLE589–2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  39. ^ Free (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2003. OLE1228–2P.CS1 maint: others (link)
  40. ^ "The Greatest" / "Hate" (Vinyl liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2005. OLE688–7.CS1 maint: others (link)
  41. ^ Living Proof (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2005. OLE1252–2P.CS1 maint: others (link)
  42. ^ Love and Communication (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2006. OLE1256–2P.CS1 maint: others (link)
  43. ^ New York (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2008. OLE1258–2P.CS1 maint: others (link)
  44. ^ Back In The Days (For Christopher Wallace) / Fire (Vinyl liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2012. OLE1003–7.CS1 maint: others (link)
  45. ^ Silent Machine (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2013.CS1 maint: others (link)
  46. ^ Manhattan (CD liner notes). Cat Power. Matador Records. 2013.CS1 maint: others (link)
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