About St. Vincent
St. Vincent is the stage name of American alt-rock singer-songwriter Annie Clark, who took her alias from the hospital where poet Dylan Thomas died.
∙ She began playing guitar at age 12, inspired in part by her uncle, Tuck Andress of the popular jazz duo Tuck & Patti.
∙ NME named her album Strange Mercy one of the 50 Best Albums of 2011 and also included it on its 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time list.
∙ In 2012, she collaborated with Talking Heads frontman David Byrne on Love This Giant, which reached No. 23 on the Billboard 200.
∙ Her 2014 LP, St. Vincent, won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album, making her the first female solo artist to win a trophy in that category since Sinéad O’Connor did in 1991.
∙ MASSEDUCTION, released in 2017, was her first album to reach the Top 10 in both the US and the UK.
∙ Cowritten with Jack Antonoff (Fun., Bleachers), St. Vincent’s single “Masseduction” won the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Rock Song.
BORNSeptember 28, 1982