To publicize one of her latest stints in a hospital, Chan Marshall posted an Instagram photo on Sept. 22 of a meal she was served at Mount Sinai Medical Center: matzo ball soup and chicken breast with peas and potatoes.
Marshall, better known as indie singer-songwriter Cat Power, is familiar with the Miami Beach institution: After releasing "The Greatest" in 2006, her first album of all-original tracks, she checked into Mount Sinai due to alcohol abuse and the mental-health issues that had affected her performances.
Later that year, a New York Times profile painted her as a troubled artist taking control of her life — no longer the fearful performer who reportedly walked out of a 1999 show at the Bowery after muttering through a song with her nose pressed to the ground.
Marshall's new album, "Sun," features her muted, airy voice rasping over synth beats and electric guitars with lyrics that are more reflective than self-effacing.
Last Sunday, Oct. 7, she Instagrammed a photo captioned "Hospital admission take 5." Her publicist says Marshall spent one day in a Mexican hospital for an undisclosed reason, but her show at Grand Central scheduled for tonight is still on.
Cat Power plays Grand Central tonight at 8, $25 pre-sale at GrandCentralMiami.com.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times