St. Vincent aka Annie Clark has always been an artist who marches to her own beat. From her early beginnings in the beguiling Polyphonic Spree, Clark has emerged as a strong, empowering figure in a masculine-dominated indie rock arena. Her sharp, literate lyrics, unconventional beauty and guitar skills make her every guy’s dream girl and every girl’s hero. Actor, her critically acclaimed sophomore release, is densely textured and very busy arrangement-wise, but with an arsenal of backing musicians (woodwinds, violin and clarinets) Clack is able to bring her music to life nicely in a live setting.
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