It was probably inevitable that Cat Power’s “Manhattan” video would find Chan Marshall using the New York City borough as a backdrop. And that’s basically what happens: She takes a subway, takes a ride along the Brooklyn bridge, dances in Times Square and walks through Chinatown. Watch the Greg Hunt and Chan Marshall-directed clip for the tune, from Cat Power’s most recent album Sun, below.
Jeff Terich is the founder and editor of Treble. He's been writing about music for 20 years and has been published at American Songwriter, Bandcamp Daily, Reverb, Spin, Stereogum, uDiscoverMusic, VinylMePlease and some others that he's forgetting right now. He's still not tired of it.