Dark End of the Street (album)

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Dark End of the Street
Cat Power - Dark End of the Street.jpg
EP by Cat Power
Released December 9, 2008
Genre Indie rock
Label Matador
Producer Stuart Sikes
Cat Power chronology
Jukebox
(2008)
Dark End of the Street
(2008)
Sun
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 62/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
The A.V. Club B[2]
Drowned In Sound 5/10 stars[3]
musicOMH 3/5 stars[4]
NME 8/10 stars[5]
Now 2/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media (3.8/10)[7]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[8]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[9]
Spin 3/5 stars[10]
Uncut 3/5 stars[11]

Dark End of the Street is an EP album by American singer/songwriter Chan Marshall, also known as Cat Power. It was released on December 9, 2008 on Matador Records.

Dark End of the Street was released both digitally and on a limited edition double 10". It contains six songs originally by Brendan Behan, James Carr, Sandy Denny, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Otis Redding, and Aretha Franklin, which were recorded during Cat Power's Jukebox sessions. Among the six are four previously unpublished tracks.[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dark End of the Street" (Chips Moman, Dan Penn) *
  2. "Fortunate Son" (John Fogerty)
  3. "Ye Auld Triangle" (Dominic Behan) *
  4. "I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)" (Otis Redding, Jerry Butler)
  5. "Who Knows Where the Time Goes?" (Sandy Denny) *
  6. "It Ain't Fair" (Ronnie Miller) *

* previously unreleased

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dark End Of The Street [EP] by Cat Power". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Cat Power: Dark End Of The Street". 17 December 2008. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ep Review: Cat Power - Dark End Of The Street". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  4. ^ musicOMH review
  5. ^ NME.COM. "Cat Power - NME.COM". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Cat Power". 7 January 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  8. ^ "Cat Power: Dark End of the Street EP". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Dark End of the Street". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Cat Power, 'Dark End Of The Street' (Matador) - SPIN". 4 December 2008. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Dark End Of The Street [EP] by Cat Power". Retrieved 3 October 2016 – via www.metacritic.com. 
  12. ^ "Cat Power Covers Creedence, Pogues, Redding on EP". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-10-11.