St. Vincent

Born 28 September 1982.
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Biography

Anne Erin "Annie" Clark (born September 28, 1982), better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. She began her music career as a member of The Polyphonic Spree and was also part of Sufjan Stevens' touring band before forming her own band in 2006. Clark currently resides in Manhattan.

Her debut album was Marry Me (2007), and was followed by Actor (2009). Her third album, Strange Mercy, was released on September 13, 2011. On September 10, 2012, she released a collaborative album with David Byrne titled Love This Giant. Her fourth, self-titled album, St. Vincent, was released in the US on February 25, 2014.

Clark has opened shows for such acts as Arcade Fire, Andrew Bird, Jolie Holland, John Vanderslice, Xiu Xiu, Death Cab for Cutie, Cristina DonĂ  and Grizzly Bear. She worked with Bon Iver on the song "Roslyn", which appeared on the film soundtrack of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Her track "The Strangers" was sampled by Kid Cudi on the song "MANIAC" for his album Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager along with rapper Cage.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Strange Mercy

    Strange Mercy 2011

    Reviewed by Wyndham Wallace
    Adequate third album from rising indie star.
  2. Review of Actor

    Actor 2009

    Reviewed by Jaime Gill
    Clark has made the leap from promising to thrilling.