Puppy's Planet!!! St. Vincent

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Annie Clark, better known as her stage name "St. Vincent", is an American musician, singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist. Annie grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and by the age of 12 learned the guitar. As a teenager she participated in theater and the school's jazz band.

Annie studied at Berklee College of Music for 3 years before dropping out. She begin her own career as a member of "The Polygraphic Spree", then later she was in
"Sufdan Stevens". She toured with them until 2006 when she began her own band titled "St, Vincent". Annie started recording a studio album, which released on July 7, 2007 on Beggars Banquet Records. St Vincent was nominated for 3 Independent Music awards and in 2008, she won the female artist of the year award.

After returning to New York from a link the tour, Annie Clark began working on her second album. Her Inspiration came from several films, including Disney movies, such as Snow White and The Wizard of Oz. The second album came out May 5, 2009 titled "Actor", which gained much attention.

Annie spent most of her time in Seattle writing her third album, spending up to 12 hours a day in the studio. The album came out in 2011, it reached #19 on the US Billboard 200. She began touring the US and Europe in support of the record iin 2011 and then went worldwide in 2012.

2013 came around and Annie decided to sign with Republic Records. St. Vincent announced their fourth album "Digital witness", released in February 2014. She got to the top of the best album of the year list and ranked #1 in TIME Magazine and #4 in Rolling Stone.
My personal favorite songs of hers would be Cheerleader and Teenage Talk. The sound of St. Vincent is so different from anything I've ever heard. She is definitely going somewhere.

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