St. Vincent - Actor
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Based on 22 reviews
2009 Ratings: #66 / 834
Year End Rank: #16
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Based on 376 ratings
2009 Ratings: #20
May 5, 2009 / Release Date
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Space Vacation
87
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
luisfeacevedo
90
Actor...
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
luisdelrey2016
89
FAVS: The Strangers, The Neighbors, Black Rainbow, Laughing With a Mouth of Blood, The Bed, The Party, Just the Same But Brand New
LEAST FAV: Marrow
Starr
90
A hauntingly beautiful depiction of the pitfalls of life and the ideas and feelings that come with experiencing it. St. Vincent is able to craft several tracks that invoke extreme amounts of feeling from the listener, due to her dense and complex song writing (often layered with metaphors that have double or even triple meanings) and her hauntingly angelic voice that is both enjoyable and chilling. The album may have some problems when it comes to replayability. But, for what it is, it is ... read more
808thDimension
90
As far as I know, this is considered her best album?
It's actually my "least favorite" St. Vincent Album.

[Update]
I have to... DISAGREE... with myself. For saying that this is my least favorite St. Vincent album. You get it.

STANDOUT: Actor Out Of Work, Laughing With a Mouth of Blood, Marrow
OTHER FAVORITES: The Strangers, The Neighbors, Black Rainbow, The Bed, The Party
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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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