Annie Erin Clark (born September 28, 1982) is an American multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who performs under the moniker St. Vincent. Prior to forming her own band, she was a member of The Polyphonic Spree and also part of Sufjan Stevens' touring band.
In 2006, Clark began recording a studio album, under the stage name St. Vincent which is a reference to Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center where the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas died in 1953.
Clark released her debut solo album, “Marry Me” on July 10, 2007 on Beggars Banquet Records. Named after a line from the television show “Arrested Development,” the album features appearances from drummer Brian Teasley of Man or Astro-man? and The Polyphonic Spree, David Bowie's longtime pianist Mike Garson and horn player Louis Schwadron of The Polyphonic Spree. The album featured one single, “Paris Is Burning” and reached #32 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart.
Her second album, entitled “Actor,” was released by 4AD Records in 2009. “Actor” charted at #9 on Billboard's Independent Albums chart and at #5 on the Tastemaker Albums chart. It peaked at #90 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.