Cat Power announces new album Wanderer, playing the Mann in September

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Cat Power | photo by Eliot Lee Hazel | via Domino Records

If you’ve been wondering what Cat Power‘s been up to since the release of her last album Sun in 2012, today’s announcement brings some answers. Over the last few years, Chan Marshall, the artist behind Cat Power, has been taking the story of her life’s journey as a touring musician and turning it into song; the result is a new album, aptly called Wanderer. The album will be released on October 5 via Domino Records, and you can preorder it here.

Along with this announcement comes a glimpse of Cat Power’s new music in the form of a haunting, minute-long introduction of the album set to video. Watch below. Self-produced by Marshall, Wanderer will feature appearances from many of her musician friends, including Lana Del Rey, who contributes vocals on a song called “Woman,” according to Domino.

In a statement about the new album, Marshall said:

“The course my life has taken in this journey — going from town to town, with my guitar, telling my tale; with reverence to the people who did this generations before me. Folk singers, blues singers, and everything in between. They were all wanderers, and I am lucky to be among them.”

Cat Power opens for The National at the Mann Center on September 27, part of an incredibly curated lineup that also include Phoebe Bridgers. Find tickets and more information on the XPN Concert Calendar, and see Wanderer‘s album art and track listing and Cat Power’s full tour dates below.

Wanderer track listing:
Wanderer
In Your Face
You Get
Woman (ft. Lana Del Rey)
Horizon
Stay
Black
Robbin Hood
Nothing Really Matters
Me Voy
Wanderer / Exit

Cat Power tour dates:
9/15 Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
9/25 Berkeley, CA @ The Greek Theatre*
9/27 Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts*
9/28 Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion*
9/30 New York, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium*
10/05 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
10/06 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
10/08 Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
10/09 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
10/11 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater
10/12 Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
10/13 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
10/23 London, UK @ Roundhouse
10/25 Paris, FR @ Le Trianon
10/26 Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique
10/28 Berlin, GE @ Astra
10/29 Zurich, SW @ X-Tra
10/30 Lausanne, SW @ Les Docks
11/01 Barcelona, SP @ Razzamatazz
11/02 Madrid, SP @ Circo Price
11/05 Bologna, IT @ Estragon
11/06 Milan, IT @ Alcatraz
11/17 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
11/18 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
11/21 Los Angeles, CA @ The Theatre at Ace Hotel
11/23 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory OC
11/24 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
11/25 Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren
11/27 Austin, TX @ Emo’s
11/28 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
11/29 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
12/19 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
* with The National

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