Annie Clark’s self titled album, St Vincent, her fourth solo studio record, follows two impressive chart performances: 2011's candid Strange Mercy, and 2012's collaboration with David Byrne, Love This Giant, one of our favourite albums of 2012.
There will be two main groups of people coming to listen to this album: David Byrne fans and St. Vincent (Annie Clark) fans. Each group will come to this album with very different expectations and will reap very different rewards from their collaboration album, "Love This Giant." Indeed, each artist also comes into this album with a very different history and with very different aims. At the risk of attempting to read both artists' minds, it would appear that Annie Clark grasped this album as a chance to record with one of the greatest and most creative artists of the past 30 years, enigmatic Scottish art-pop legend David Byrne; whereas for Byrne himself, this is yet again a chance for a constantly creative and experimental artist to collaborate with another artist of the same ilk.
We hope you've all gone out and bought St. Vincent and David Byrne's new collaboration album, "Love This Giant." (If you don't know what we're talking about look at our 12 most anticipated upcoming albums list.) The kind folks over at Remote Control Records have released a few more Australian dates for Byrne and
Ever had that feeling that Christmas has come early? You've snuck around the house and discovered where your parents stashed all the presents and had your own little unwrapping orgy? Well guess what, the kind folks at NPR and iTunes clearly remember these days because they've unwrapped some of the best presents coming a little
It has come to another busy time of the year, when we are spoilt for choice with a plethora of new music to wade through. We have chosen 12 albums that are sitting at the top of our waitlist to share with you. Let us know what you are hanging out for by commenting below.