Cat Power unveils 'What The World Needs Now' cover

Cat Power unveils 'What The World Needs Now' cover

The latest release from Cat Power’s critically acclaimed Wanderer is a rendition of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s 1964 hit, ‘What The World Needs Now’. Previously available on a bonus 7” as part of the deluxe edition, the cover is available widely today.

 “I wanted to release a song with a message of hope,” says Chan Marshall. “‘What the world needs now is love sweet love,’ is a lyric anyone can embrace right now.”

 Listen to Cat Power’s cover of ‘What The World Needs Now’ via DSPs

The tenth album from Cat Power, Wanderer, was issued earlier this year, to widespread critical acclaim.  With accolades from the New York Times, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, NPR, Pitchfork, MOJO, UNCUT, The Guardian and many more globally, Wanderer has been heralded as one of the year’s best albums.

Cat Power’s international touring behind the album continues, with East Coast dates commencing later this month. 2019 includes performances in Australia, followed by a support slot on a major US arena tour in March (dates to be announced soon), and continued European touring.

Cat Power Tour Dates

Sat Dec 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

Sun Dec 16 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

Tues Dec 18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel

Wed Dec 19 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre

Thurs Dec 20 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

Sat Feb 9 – Parkville, Australia @ Zoo Twilights - Melbourne Zoo

Sat Feb 10 – Parkville, Australia @ Zoo Twilights - Melbourne Zoo

Mon Feb 11 – Sydney, Australia @ Enmore Theater

Thurs Feb 14 – Perth, Australia – Chevron Gardens

Cat Power appeared on Live From Here With Chris Thile over the weekend, performing ‘We Are Free’, ‘Robbin Hood’, and ‘In Your Face’. Listen back to the full show HERE

Watch the videos for previously-released tracks ‘Woman’, ‘Stay’, and ‘Wanderer’. All videos directed by Greg Hunt. 

Wanderer is available to buy now: Dom Mart | Digital