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The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You

Case, Neko (Music CD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You

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Authors: Case, Neko
Title: The worse things get, the harder I fight, the harder I fight, the more I love you
[sound recording (CD)]
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Anti, p2013.
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (38 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Compact disc.
Contents: Wild creatures
Night still comes
I'm from nowhere
Bracing for Sunday
Nearly midnight, Honolulu
Calling cards
City swans
Local girl
Where did I leave that fire
Statement of Responsibility: Neko Case
Performers: Neko Case ; with acc. musicians.
Subject Headings: Rock music 2011-2020. Alternative rock music. Country rock music. Alternative country music.
Topical Term: Rock music
Alternative rock music.
Country rock music.
Alternative country music.
Publisher No: 87171-2
87171 A
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Jul 28, 2014
  • cdsrus rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I cannot be objective. I am in love with Neko Case. Great voice, great songwriter.


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Once merely a third of the New Pornographers' indie-rock-Avengers front line and a solo act with country-rock leanings, ginormous pipes and comedy-club-stage banter, Neko Case has grown into one of America's best and most ambitious singer-songwriters. Her perfectly turned sixth LP deals with identity and autonomy; it's got feminist musculature and the dirt of a working musician under its fingernails. The lean ballad "I'm From Nowhere" addresses road-life loneliness; ditto "Local Girl," an Aretha-echoing gospel-rock lament. Things amp up on "Man" (chorus: "I'm a man/That's what you raised me to be") and "City Swans," with a hot solo from My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel. Case's vocals have never been more adventurous. She turns "Afraid," written by her near-namesake Nico, into an existential affirmation of self-worth. And "Nearly Midnight, Honolulu" is a multitracked a cappella ballad about transcending childhood abuse whose tenderness somehow survives a surreal choral arrangement of the line "Get the fuck away from me." Which goes to confirm: Case remains one remarkably tough broad.

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Neko Case "Night Still Comes" (Lyric Video)

"Night Still Comes" by Neko Case from the new album 'The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You,' out now!

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