With her literate, emotionally intricate songwriting and inventive guitar playing, Annie Clark — known by her stage moniker St. Vincent — has become an unapologetic force in rock and pop. She introduced her genre-blending abilities on 2007’s ‘Marry Me,’ and has gone on to achieve a rare balance of critical and commercial success throughout the years. She became the first female artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Album in 20 years and cracked the Billboard Top 10 with 2017’s Grammy-winning MASSEDUCTION. In this episode, we speak to Clark about her experience tour managing as a teenager, her intense focus on making good art, her songwriting process, and much more.
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Intro Music: Lightning from a Gun by Eat The Wolf ernieb.al/2kCHJxf
Outro Music: The Vacant Shapes