A wispy voiced girl can't swing a guitar around New York City without getting compared to Cat Power, as Rebecca Schiffman inevitably does by anyone who doesn't get that her whimsical tunes are way more fun. "The Rabbit Habit" belongs in the canon of great songs of a certain subject matter like "Pump It Up", "She-Bop" and "Longview". You know what I'm talking about.
LNMC's 50 State Strategy is C&L's ongoing series to showcase a top act from every state in the union, alphabetically by state. Know a band or artist that you think is the best in their state? Email suggestions to latenitemusicclub [at] gmail.com. Next up: North Carolina.