St. Vincent Biography (Wikipedia)
Annie Clark (born September 28, 1982), known professionally as St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.
After studying at Berklee College of Music for three years, St. Vincent began her music career as a member of The Polyphonic Spree. She was also a member of Sufjan Stevens's touring band, before forming her own band in 2006. Her work has received consistent praise for its distinct musical style, which blends soft rock, experimental rock, electropop and jazz influences. Her debut album was Marry Me (2007), followed by Actor (2009), Strange Mercy (2011), St. Vincent (2014) and Masseduction (2017). She released a collaborative album with David Byrne in 2012 titled Love This Giant.
St. Vincent contributed backing vocals for Swans on their 2014 album To Be Kind. Her fourth solo album, St. Vincent, was released that same year and was named album of the year by The Guardian, Entertainment Weekly, NME and Slant, as well as second best album of the year by Time. The album won her a Grammy for Best Alternative Album, her first Grammy Award. She was the first solo female performer in 20 years to win a Grammy in that category. In 2018, St. Vincent was included twice in NPR's "200 Greatest songs by 21st Century Women" at number 181 with "Digital Witness" and number 38 with "Cruel".
- What music are you a fan of?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpg2018-02-13T16:34:00.000ZWe asked some musicians we love about the music they love…https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05y1lgh
What music are you a fan of?
- “David Bowie made one of his best records at 69… that’s a real inspiration”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k6gtm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k6gtm.jpg2017-10-17T15:12:00.000ZSt. Vincent speaks of the motivation behind her music.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05k6fzb
“David Bowie made one of his best records at 69… that’s a real inspiration”
- "To make a record...with lyrics that you could tattoo on your arm"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k65v3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k65v3.jpg2017-10-17T13:31:00.000ZSt Vincent chats to Lauren about the creative process of making her new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05k64sl
"To make a record...with lyrics that you could tattoo on your arm"
- "If I had all the time in the world...I would do some experimental podcasts"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k64k5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k64k5.jpg2017-10-17T13:12:00.000ZSt. Vincent shares with Lauren her love of podcasts!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05k63d3
"If I had all the time in the world...I would do some experimental podcasts"
- St. Vincent in conversation with Lauren Lavernehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k68pr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05k68pr.jpg2017-10-17T11:46:00.000ZListen to Lauren's interview with St. Vincent aka Annie Clark where they discuss the influences and inspiration behind the new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05k5x8r
St. Vincent in conversation with Lauren Laverne
- "I'd like to get up on the dance floor to this" - Toyah Willcox reviews St Vincent's latest releasehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01n3nl3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01n3nl3.jpg2017-09-07T10:00:00.000ZToyah sits on Steve Lamacq's Roundtable, debating St Vincent's latest track Los Ageless.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05fr4c9
"I'd like to get up on the dance floor to this" - Toyah Willcox reviews St Vincent's latest release
- St Vincent's gift certificateshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fqs5z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fqs5z.jpg2014-12-24T16:00:00.000ZSt Vincent reminisces about her mother making her gift certificates when she was little instead of Christmas presents.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02fqs6v
St Vincent's gift certificates
- St Vincent introduces her Wise Gift trackhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fqt11.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fqt11.jpg2014-12-24T16:00:00.000ZSt Vincent introduces her Wise track, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, Pt 2 Resolution.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02fqt1p
St Vincent introduces her Wise Gift track
- St. Vincent in conversation with Stuart Maconiehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0295mlj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0295mlj.jpg2014-10-22T11:40:00.000ZSt. Vincent, AKA Annie Clark, joins Stuart to talk about her latest tour and album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0295mq0
St. Vincent in conversation with Stuart Maconie
- Annie Clark and Natasha Khan talk about Kate Bush's The Sensual Worldhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p025081f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p025081f.jpg2014-08-18T14:49:00.000ZAnnie Clark (St. Vincent) and Natasha Khan (Bat for Lashes) discuss The Sensual World.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0250tzq
Annie Clark and Natasha Khan talk about Kate Bush's The Sensual World
- St Vincent: International Women's Dayhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tjhk4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tjhk4.jpg2014-03-08T09:30:00.000ZSt. Vincent reveals her mixed feelings about International Women's Day.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01tjhkm
St Vincent: International Women's Day
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