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St. Vincent shares essay to mark anniversary of album release

12 May 2019

Music gossip

St. Vincent has shared an essay to mark the ten-year anniversary of her album 'Actor'. The 36-year-old musician – whose real name is Annie Clark – released the album back in 2009 and has been reflecting on the struggles she went through in order to…

St. Vincent slams 'systemic sexism' in the music business

14 Feb 2019

Music gossip

St. Vincent has slammed "systemic sexism" within the music industry. The 36-year-old singer feels it's important to have more women in positions of power within the business, if her long-term ambition of equality is to be realised. She shared: "As…

St Vincent's space show

16 Jun 2018

Music gossip

St. Vincent wants to "take people to outer space" with her live shows. The 'Digital Witness' singer - whose real name is Annie Clark - is determined to pull out all the stops with her upcoming festival shows as she doesn't want her appearances to be…

St Vincent to perform at Oscars

3 Mar 2018

Music gossip

St Vincent will perform at The Oscars. The 35-year-old singer - whose real name is Annie Clark - will join Sufjan Stevens for a rendition of his song 'Mystery Of Love', from the 'Call Me By Your Name' soundtrack. Chris Thile and instrumentalists…

End of the Road announces first acts for 2018 festival, get tickets now

31 Jan 2018

Vampire Weekend, Feist and St Vincent amongst first acts confirmed for Larmer Tree Gardens

End of the Road has unveiled the first acts to perform at this year's festival, with Vampire Weekend, Feist and St. Vincent confirmed as headliners. Tickets for the event are on sale now. The lineup, revealed this morning through a wonderful animated…

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to perform massive headline show at London's Victoria Park in June 2018, here's how to get tickets

28 Nov 2017

Australian tops a bill that includes punk legend Patti Smith, St Vincent and Courtney Barnett, as part of the APE present lineup on Sun 3 Jun

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are to headline a star studded show at London's Victoria Park on Sun 3 Jun 2018. Tickets for the show, which sees Patti Smith, St Vincent and Courtney Barnett support, go on sale at 9am on Fri 1 Dec. Cave and his band are…

St. Vincent will direct a new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray

17 Aug 2017

Film gossip

St. Vincent is set to direct a new film adaptation of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. The 34-year-old musician - whose full name is Anne Erin 'Annie' Clark - has turned her hands to the movie industry with her upcoming project, which will see her…

St. Vincent teases new album

1 Feb 2017

Music gossip

St. Vincent needs her new album to be the "best thing she's ever done". The 'Digital Witness' hitmaker is gearing up to release a new LP later this year and is glad she was able to give herself enough time to make sure this offering is her best by…

St. Vincent teases 'deep' new album

21 Dec 2016

Music gossip

St. Vincent has revealed her 2017 album will be her "deepest, boldest work" yet. The 34-year-old singer/songwriter - whose real name is Annie Clark - is set to drop her as-yet untitled record, a follow-up to her 2014 self-titled fourth studio album…

Cara Delevingne making music with St Vincent

5 Jul 2015

Music gossip

Cara Delevingne has been making music with her girlfriend. The model-turned-actress - who is dating St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark - is keen to establish her acting career before officially branching out into music, but has been working hard in the…

Chemical Brothers – Born in the Echoes

10 Jun 20154 stars

More of the same, but new every time

Like a train, the Chemical Brothers just keep on going. Following on from the Hanna soundtrack and the live Don’t Think record, this eighth album leads on the disco falsetto-voiced rave grind of ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’, taking in a customarily…

TITP 2015: Interview – St Vincent, 'If I can talk in third person then I can say really intimate things about myself'

4 Jun 2015

St Vincent is back in Scotland for T in the Park, trying to bring together more disparate souls

Pop music is a richer place for having St Vincent in it. The same could be said of a number of musicians, from Janelle Monae to our own Phantom Band, who treat pop music as an adventure playground. But the artist also known as Annie Clark has been…

Naomi Watts' 'joy' at working with Bill Murray

6 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Naomi Watts thinks it was a "joy" working with Bill Murray. The 46-year-old actress starred alongside the legendary comedy actor in 'St. Vincent' and has admitted she was "nervous" about the role. She said: "He's a special guy. I just felt like…

St Vincent: a volatile marriage of ‘serene calmness and bristling aggression’

27 Aug 2014

The singer and guitarist a unique, serrated, superfuzz playing style

Originality is not an accolade bandied about so much these days but Texan musical innovator Annie Clark in ice queen / guitar hero guise as St Vincent is surely a one-off, with a unique, serrated, superfuzz playing style which she has developed across…

Swans - To Be Kind

15 May 20143 stars

A dark, two-hour noise rock opus featuring St Vincent, Cold Specks and Little Annie

Forget mellowing with age. Since reforming in 2010, Swans have single-mindedly resumed their mission to make ear-bleeding, core-rattling American gothic doom rock at resolve-shattering length. Thanks to the financial patronage of their acolytes…

Albums round-up - February 2014

21 Feb 2014

New releases from St Vincent, Bong, Machines in Heaven and Sevendeaths reviewed

St Vincent – St Vincent (Caroline International) ●●●● Back with her fourth solo full-length album, it would appear Annie Clark's runaway train is only gathering steam. Unveiling herself as a retro-futuristic vision of 'first chair of the mad…

David Byrne and St Vincent - Love This Giant

17 Aug 20124 stars

Two of our greatest pop creators having a ball

There is something ironic about the fact that the futuristic art-pop icons at the heart of this much-hyped endeavour are almost outshone by that most traditional of sonic devices: the good old brass band. The horns and fanfares that populate this union…

Best of 2011: Gigs

13 Dec 2011

The best gig of 2011, including Remember Remember, St Vincent, Arcade Fire and Group Inerane

Remember Remember and Miaoux Miaoux The Planetarium, Glasgow, Sat 8 Oct We don’t tend to throw about words like ‘spellbinding’ and ‘mesmerising’. But for a gig that asked us to lie back and gaze at the stars, while laptop wizardry and shimmering…

St Vincent, Stereo, Glasgow, Tue 15 Nov 2011

21 Nov 20115 stars

Thrillingly eclectic live set from the American musician

St. Vincent (okay, Annie Clark if you must), looks good lit from behind, her curls silhouette into an entirely appropriate halo-effect as the first angelic vocals hit an absolutely rammed Stereo. It's a set almost entirely taken from new album Strange…

Sweetly strange singer St Vincent set for Stereo

28 Oct 2011

Everything from Hollywood musicals to brutally cranked guitars

St Vincent’s 2007 debut, Marry Me, was a striking introduction to Annie Clark’s baroque pop vision. At times it sounds like an avant-garde take on pre-war Hollywood musicals, with Clark’s multi-tracked vocals vying for attention with expressionist…

St Vincent - Strange Mercy

24 Aug 20114 stars

Contemporary classicism with sharp beats, woozy synths and a personality of its own

(4AD) Annie Clark, aka St Vincent, is an oddball pop whizz in the tradition of Kate Bush or Todd Rundgren, spinning gorgeous melodies from unconventional structures and inspired arrangements. Her voice is exquiste, but never merely pretty. Clark…

My Jerusalem - Captain’s Rest, Glasgow, Sun 16 Jan

26 Jan 20114 stars

Unexposed American indie supergroup brings their underground collaboration to Scotland

Assembled by singer-songwriter Jeff Klein, formerly of The Twilight Singers, supergroup (of a modest American indie pedigree) My Jerusalem’s other five members are variously associated with The Polyphonic Spree, St Vincent, Cursive, Great Northern and…

Hitlist: Music

15 Oct 2009

Another fortnight of fantastic gigs

Camera Obscura, Oxjam 2009, Phoenix, Biffy Clyro, Julie Fowlis, Grizzly Bear, St. Vincent, Cluthc, Kylsea, Kamchatka

Beggars Banquet and Too Pure to close

1 May 2008

Influential indie music labels Beggars Banquet and Too Pure are to close, with their rosters moving to fellow Beggars Group label 4AD. The labels, who between them release music by artists like The National, Stereolab, Scout Niblett and St Vincent…

St Vincent - Marry Me

23 Aug 20074 stars

Oddballs make the best music and Tulsa-born singer-songwriter Annie Clark AKA St Vincent is further proof of that. Marry Me is a bizarre hotchpotch of higgledy piggledy melodies, high-pitched harmonies, sweeping strings and harps, horn snatches…