St. Vincent (musician)

Annie Clark ( born September 28, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma), stage name St. Vincent, is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter.


In her stage career, she has collected as the opening act for Arcade Fire, Briertone, Jolie Holland, John Vanderslice, Midlake, Tracy and the Plastics, Tuck & Patti and Xiu Xiu have experience. She was also a member of Sufjan Stevens ' live band in 2006.

In 2006, she has also published in parallel to their tour with Sufjan Stevens, their first EP Paris Is Burning. Paris Is Burning includes three songs, one of which is a cover of These Days by Nico ( The Velvet Underground & ).

Their debut album Marry Me was published by Beggars Banquet Records on July 10, 2007. On Marry Me it is, among other things supported by drummer Brian Teasley ( Man or Astroman, The Polyphonic Spree ), David Bowie's long-term pianist Mike Garson and horn player Louis Schwadron ( formerly of Polyphonic Spree ).

In 2007 she was a member of The Polyphonic Spree The Fragile Army on the album. In the fall of 2007, St. Vincent played their first headlining tour in Germany.

Her second album titled Actor and was released worldwide on 5 May 2009 on the 4AD label. Produced by Clark himself and John Congleton of The Paper Chase as well as using the music program GarageBand, it reached number 90 of the U.S. Billboard charts. In Germany, the album was released due to the different days on which new CDs appear, on 1 May 2009.

12 September 2011 their third studio album was released with the name of Strange Mercy. It got mostly positive reviews and reached number 19 on the Billboard charts.

In September 2012, she published, together with David Byrne Album Love This Giant. It was nominated in the Best Recording Package category for a Grammy Award.

In February 2014, the album St. Vincent seemed.



  • 2007: Marry Me
  • 2009: Actor
  • 2011: Strange Mercy
  • 2012: Love This Giant ( with David Byrne )
  • 2014: St. Vincent