There is a story told of Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis and Cat Power's Chan Marshall encountering one another in the ladies' room of a Los Angeles bar. Recognizing each other in the large mirror above the sinks, they turn and face. Lewis speaks first: "If I believed in God, I would pray for her not to involve herself in human affairs." Marshall responds, singing softly: "We were born before the wind, also younger than the sun, ere the bonnie boat was won, as we sailed into the mystic." After a long moment, Marshall turns back to the mirror, and Lewis reaches for a paper towel. The two... More >>>
By photo: Stefano Giovannini
Chan Marshalls voice is her mystery, same as it ever was.