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Marry Me

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Tod Seelie

Marry Me

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
seasons:
1
performer:
St. Vincent
genre:
Indie Rock, Pop

We gave it a B+

St. Vincent is Annie Clark, 24, a multi-instrumentalist whose day job is to play guitar for cultish acts like the Polyphonic Spree. Turns out she’s found time to moonlight, incorporating her employers’ whimsy into Marry Me, a solo debut that swerves from sweet-as-molasses love songs — laced with lethal humor — to industrial tracks reminiscent of a less squawky Björk. All the hoopla may be a bit much (the evil carnival of ”Paris Is Burning” alone appears to contain 47 different musical effects), but this saint is worthy of her own cult following. B+

DOWNLOAD THIS: Hear ”Marry Me” on St. Vincent’s MySpace