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What comes is much better than what came before

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I (finally) experienced Juno last night, and also there’s a scene in the direction of the finish wright here Cat Power’s earthy, smoky voice fills the theater through her sublimely saddened version of “Sea of Love,” off her Covers Record.

As I walked out of the movies into the crisp and cold night, I found myself quietly singing another selection from that album, her elegiac variation of the Velvet Underground’s “I Found A Reaboy.” It’s much less than 2 minutes lengthy, and prefer most of her covers it’s even more of a recreation than a faithful reinforming. The lyrics morph; the only ones regular between the 2 versions go:

Oh I carry out believeyou’re all what you perceive (Velvet) /in all the points you say (Cat)

What comes is much better than what came before

. . . and you’d better come come come cometo meBetter come come come to me . . .

I Found A Reakid – Cat PowerI Found A Reaboy – The Velvet UndergroundI Found A Reakid (demo version) – The Velvet Underground

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Name: Heather BrowneLocation: Coloracarry out, originally by means of CaliforniaGiving conmessage to the torrent since 2005."I love the relationship that anyone has actually via music: bereason there"s somepoint in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and also defies our best attempts to spit it out. It"s the finest part of us, probably, the wealthiest and strangest part..." —Nick Hornby, Songbook"Music has actually constantly been a matter of energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentipsychological human being call it Inspiration, yet what they really suppose is Fuel."—Hunter S. Thompson


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