Indie-pop heroine Annie Clark could’ve easily started her career as Annie Clark. It already sounds like a snappy stage name. But the Scary Monsters devotee went straight into Thin White Duchess territory: St. Vincent it is, and the duality fits. A virtuoso guitarist in the mold of a vintage Hollywood red carpet icon, she opens her Martian eyes wide while slyly murdering, mashing, and maiming the fools at the center of her songs. “I’ll make you sorry,” she coos, sweetly.
Thu., July 10, 7 p.m., 2008
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 2, 2008