Welcome back guys! I hope your Holidays are awesome! Today my spotlight is on ArtRock/IndiePop Artist St. Vincent!
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 downtown Manhattan.
Her debut album was Marry Me (2007), followed by Actor (2009) and Strange Mercy (2011). She released a collaborative album withDavid Byrne in 2012 titled Love This Giant. Her fourth solo album, self-titled St. Vincent, was released in February 2014. In December 2014, St. Vincent was nominated for her first Grammy in the Best Alternative Music category for her fourth solo album, self-titled St. Vincent.
She has opened shows for such acts as The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, Andrew Bird, Jolie Holland, John Vanderslice, Xiu Xiu, Death Cab for Cutie, Cristina Donà 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. Clark also contributed backing vocals for Swans on their 2014 album, To Be Kind.