St. Vincent - Actor
Critic Score
Based on 23 reviews
2009 Ratings: #64 / 866
Year End Rank: #16
User Score
Based on 447 ratings
2009 Ratings: #26
Liked by 9 people
May 5, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
4AD / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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Space Vacation
Can't wrap my mind around this being a decade old already.

It's insanely impressive how well this album mixes being fantastical and haunting and at other times noisy and abrasive.
Possibly even more so; is that this could be only her second (or third, depending on who you ask) greatest album...

I consider Annie Clark to be a genius, inspiring and someone I wish I could be or atleast be half as talented and amazing as.

Do yourself a favor and listen to this if you haven't already.
When you're ... read more
This is probably my favorite St. Vincent album. It's very pretty and kind of whimsical and It reminds me of some sort of odd Dr. Seuss like magical world. Her debut had a similar aesthetic but it came of as sort of obnoxious in parts, but overall that was still a very cool album, just not quite as ambitious as later efforts. She seems to get weirder every album, the weirdness reaching its peak in 2013 on her self titled, however was a bit of an issue for me on some tracks where it seemed like ... read more
This is the first record form st. Vincent that I have listened... and... it’s amazing.
I used to play this record as ‘’background music’’ for more that two weeks...
One day, I heard it with headphones... I fell in love with this record.
Maybe the las track is weak, but everything in here is strong.
The Strangers is... one of my favorite songs ever. The transition form ‘’Black Rainbow’’ to ‘’Laughing with a mouth of ... read more
FAVS: The Strangers, The Neighbors, Black Rainbow, Laughing With a Mouth of Blood, The Bed, The Party, Just the Same But Brand New
I just wanna tell you that this record is the result from 3 greatest artists working together (Annie Clark/Sufjan Stevens/Bjork). So of course we can expect a great album <3
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Track List

  1. The Strangers
  2. Save Me From What I Want
  3. Neighbors
  4. Actor Out of Work
  5. Black Rainbow
  6. Laughing With a Mouth of Blood
  7. Marrow
  8. The Bed
  9. The Party
  10. Just the Same But Brand New
  11. The Sequel
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