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Old 05-05-2009, 08:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I really like the new album, Actor. I don't think it quite stacks up to Marry Me, but it comes extremely close. There's a lot of disjointed harmonizing, and very impressive instrumentals.. on a few tracks it sounds like she's backed by a full orchestra. And of course there's annie's beautiful voice to enjoy..
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Old 05-05-2009, 09:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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^ yes. maybe it's because i've listened to marry me for a long while now, but Actor is just not as catchy. But apparently its more worthwhile, as its more complex, but we'll see.

oh we'll see.
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Old 05-06-2009, 01:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I really like the new album, Actor. I don't think it quite stacks up to Marry Me, but it comes extremely close. There's a lot of disjointed harmonizing, and very impressive instrumentals.. on a few tracks it sounds like she's backed by a full orchestra. And of course there's annie's beautiful voice to enjoy..
Rarely does a follow on work but it's a great album I have to say.
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:38 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Am not diggin' this at all. I gave up after about 5 tracks...it just got annoying. :\
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Old 06-08-2009, 07:27 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Her music is pretty good. Like this song is awesome:

YouTube - St Vincent - "Actor Out Of Work"

and the lyrics are really cool as well, but this song is highly annoying:

YouTube - St. Vincent - Jesus Saves, I Spend

I feel like it would be perfect if it was shorter because the hook is a bit repetitive. And I feel like if I download her album, I will listen to it once then press a razor to my wrists because all the songs will be too long and too repetitive.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:52 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Actor I could understand not being able to stand.. it's all over the place, but that second track you linked is from Marry Me, and that's a fine album with plenty of variation.
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Old 06-08-2009, 03:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I'm with Dreadnaught. I find her music very easy on the ear personally. If you want to hear repetitive try Elizabeth Anka Vajagic! Definitely an acquired taste!
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Old 06-08-2009, 04:40 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Seeing as how the first three letters of her last name are Vaj...

Actually, i don't know where i was going with that.

Annie Clark is hawt!
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:23 AM   #19 (permalink)
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This woman is amazing. I super suggest downloading Marry Me if you are even remotely interested, it won't let you down. I promise.
Agreed. Brilliant album. Better than Actor.
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:47 AM   #20 (permalink)
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er, pop? try indie/alt. this is about as indie as singer/songwriter can get.

anyway, actor's a good, if not necessarily a great, album. pity u gave up after 5 tracks adidasss, the best song is the 6th one.

jackhammer, how do you mean "follow-ups rarely do"? often bands produce their best work a number of decent-ish albums into their tenure.
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