…Back in Milwaukee, in 2002, with “Blacklisted” already out to assure us that “Furnace Room” was no fluke (I should mention that Case’s solo debut, “The Virginian,” – and her records as drummer with Maow – are pretty darn rockin’, too), she made her Milwaukee debut at the Miramar and we were there.
There have been numerous shows since – including one with Jakob Dylan at The Pabst – and a few more records, too. Best of all, each gig feels as exciting as the first because Case never fails to deliver onstage…
Neko Case is the Man, and there are so many reasons why that we just had to make a list about her. In celebration of her spectacular sixth LP, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (out this week via Anti-), here’s a list of Lady Case’s most magical, knee-slapping moments.
I wrote about my favorite sassy redhead for Paste.
Hey little girl, would you like to be king’s pet or the king? I choose odorless and invisible, but otherwise I would choose the king Even though it sounds the loneliest And my brother’s hands would poison me