Cat Power Covers Rihanna's 'Stay' for New Album 'Wanderer': Listen


On Tuesday (Sept. 18), Cat Power launched a brand new rendition of Rihanna's 2012 hit "Stay," retaining the tune's charming melody for the mesmerizing new take.

In a press launch, Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, defined her resolution to incorporate the Rihanna cowl on her upcoming album, Wanderer. “I like the custom of overlaying songs," Marshall says. "I feel it’s one of many highest compliments you possibly can pay one other artist. It's one of many nice traditions in American music and one of many true pleasures of music historical past."

Below, Cat Power pairs her piano expertise and sultry voice in a shocking efficiency of “Stay,” filmed on the Los Angeles studio of producer Rob Schnapf (Elliott Smith, Beck).

“Stay” is the third tune to be unveiled from Cat Power's forthcoming new album Wanderer, due Oct. 5 Domino, and follows the lead single “Woman,” that includes Lana Del Rey. Cat Power will tour internationally in assist of the album, beginning Sept. 25 in Berkeley, California.

The authentic "Stay," that includes Mikky Ekko, peaked at No. three on the Billboard Hot 100 again in 2013.

Wanderer is on the market to pre-order now, together with a restricted urgent of baby-blue vinyl with unique 7-inch, CD and digital obtain.

Watch the introduction video to Wanderer beneath: