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St. Vincent in the Melkweg: composed quirkiness

Annie Clark

It might have been a bit optimistic to book St. Vincent in the Max (capacity of 1.500). Sure, Mary me (2007) Actor (2009) and Strange Mercy (2011) have been released to much critical acclaim and have earned Annie Clarck a steadily growing international fan base. Still, baroque-indie is a niche market and within the genre […]

Indiefuzz Staff List – 26 Best Albums Of 2011: #18 to #13

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

18. St Vincent – Strange Mercy (US) 4AD Annie Clark’s third effort is no less of a musical adventure than it’s predecessor. She fuses art folk, salon-melodies and electro-rock into a fascinating musical that is wonderfully intriguing and pleasant from the first until the last act. 17. Wild Beasts – Smother (UK) Domino records There’s […]

St. Vincent – Strange Mercy

StrangeMercy

Another review we should have done months ago. St Vincent’s Annie Clark is a tiny woman with a huge musical imagination. Since hearing the dreamt up ‘Jazz-pop-chanson-theater music’ of her second album Actor (2009) I’ve been hooked. Her solo-performance last year in the Melkweg, as opening act to Grizly Bear was equally impressive, with a […]