“The groove,” said Annie Clark, “needed to be paramount.”
Though she could be referring to anything, including the very core mantra of life itself, the heart-stopping genius behind St. Vincent included these choice notes in a press release accompanying the announcement of her new self-titled album, out in late February. The teaser track off St. Vincent, “Birth In Reverse,” accompanied the announcement, and yes, the rumors are true, the groove is paramount. It is supreme.
Stream the groovy track below if you want to hear what Clark thinks “a party record you could play at a funeral” sounds like, and make it your own in exchange for an email.
STREAM: St. Vincent – “Birth In Reverse”