https://driftrecords.com/products/st-vincent-actor93479630St. Vincent - Actor//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/afea745b-25dd-4438-8ab2-4117864cdae1_large.jpeg?v=1504819995//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/afea745b-25dd-4438-8ab2-4117864cdae1_medium.jpeg?v=15048199957.99GBPOutOfStockSt. Vincent
As melodically luscious as Portugal's Rita Redshoes, and as restlessly experimental as Iceland's Emiliana Torrini, Annie Clark edges ahead of both through the sheer breadth of her musical palette. As befits someone who has worked closely with both the Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Stevens, the eleven songs on Actor throb with sonic invention and eclecticism, written and expertly arranged by Clark.
1. Strangers, The 2. Save Me From What I Want 3. Neighbours, The 4. Actor Out Of Work 5. Black Rainbow 6. Laughing With A Mouth Of Blood 7. Marrow 8. Bed, The 9. Party, The 10. Just The Same But Brand New 11. Sequel, The
It's about inhabiting characters, being able to fill in subtext with cadence and gesture, and having the empathy required to understand the motivations and actions of the person being portrayed. With that in mind, the album is perfectly titled, as Actor proves St. Vincent as an artist capable of crafting believable, complicated characters with compassion, insight, and exacting skill. - Pitchfork
Clark has made the leap from promising to thrilling - BBC Online