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St. Vincent at Boston Calling 2015

By Will Oliver, June 16th 2015

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There’s simply no stoping the career of Annie Clark, who has become a true rockstar as St. Vincent. With last year’s self-titled release, she finally broke out in a way that had been long coming, but still felt oh so right.

Her set at Boston Calling was one of the highlights of the festival, which saw her bring out all the stops. Her band seems to get tighter and tighter ever time I see them, absolutely nailing all of the songs off of St. Vincent and the rest of the albums of her ever growing career.

She brought out her corographed moves, poses, and affecting stares, and even found her way into the audience by riding on the back of a helpful security guard. There’s not much that St. Vincent can’t do at this point, except continue her ascent to rock superstardom.
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St. Vincent at Celebrate Brooklyn! (August 9, 2014)

By Will Oliver, August 10th 2014

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Last night St. Vincent proved that she is one of the bright spots in the world of music, someone everyone should be admiring. She was a perfect choice to close out the 2014 Celebrate Brooklyn! series at the Prospect Park Bandshell, playing a free show that was probably packed slightly over capacity. It left countless (couple of thousand?) fans outside the bandshell, most of whom ended up picnicking and enjoying the show just outside the gates.
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Watch St. Vincent Play SNL

By Will Oliver, May 20th 2014

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Over the weekend St. Vincent played the season finale of SNL. This was a major win for music if you ask me, no matter if it “confused the masses.”

She played both “Digital Witness” and “Birth In Reverse” off of this year’s self-titled album. It was awesome to see her rocking the stage, doing her thing in front of a national audience. SNL alum Andy Samberg was the host.

Check out both of her performances below. Find my coverage of her show at Terminal 5 from earlier in the year right here.
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[new]: St. Vincent – Prince Johnny

By Will Oliver, February 12th 2014

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St. Vincent has already shared quite a bit of her new self-titled album. We already heard two tracks from the album: “Birth In Reverse” & “Digital Witness”, which just got its own video.

The album comes out February 25 via Loma Vista, and last week Annie Clark released another LP cut to keep the cycle going. This time it’s a track called “Prince Johnny.” The previous two album cuts were good, but “Prince Johnny” is something special. It’s a magical track that will leave you catching your breath in awe.

Stream it below.
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[new]: St. Vincent – Digital Witness

By Will Oliver, January 8th 2014

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On February 25, Loma Vista will release St. Vincent’s new self-titled album. She already shared the album’s first single “Birth In Reverse” and now she’s given us another track to feast on.

It’s called “Digital Witness” and it’s heavy on the brass. It’s got an unusual beat, that only Annie Clark could pull off. It’s off kilter and groovy at the same time.

Listen to it below via the video below. Believe it or not, that’s not a photo of her. Look carefully.
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[new]: St. Vincent – Birth In Reverse :: Announces New Album

By Will Oliver, December 9th 2013 — with 1 comment

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On February 25 St. Vincent will return with a new self-titled album that she’ll release via Loma Vista.

Annie has shared with us the album’s first single, “Birth In Reverse.” You get all that you would want from a St. Vincent track, her distinctive vocals placed over her spazztastic guitars. The thing starts off hot immediately, and doesn’t lose steam at any point. She’s most definitely back.

She described the album with the following:

I wanted to make a party record you could play at a funeral

You can stream “Birth In Reverse” below, or grab a free mp3 download at her site for your email address.
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