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The ultimate St. Vincent playlist

YOUR LIPS ARE RED

Taken from Clark’s 2007 debut, Marry Me, this track features some vintage avant garde stylings from David Bowie’s longtime pianist Mike Garson.

THE STRANGERS

The opening track from her sophomore album Actor, this stunning effort juxtaposes ethereal dream-pop with grungy riffing.

CHLOE IN THE AFTERNOON

An intoxicati­ng collage of trance-y soundscape­s, cut-up beats and buzzsaw guitars, this was a stand-out track from St. Vincent’s critically adored 2011 effort, Strange Mercy.

CHEERLEADE­R

St. Vincent gets her psych-rock groove on with this trippy curio. Classic opening line: Strange Mercy

“I’ve had good times with some bad guys.”

WEEKEND IN THE DUST

Taken from Clark’s celebrated collaborat­ion with David Byrne, Love This Giant, this is an ingenious mix of electro grooves, avant jazz horn skronks and funky guitars.

I SHOULD WATCH TV

Another cut from Love This Giant, this is vintage avant-pop from two masters of the genre.

BIRTH IN REVERSE

Performed by St Vincent during her breakthrou­gh Saturday Night

Live appearance, ‘Birth In Reverse’ – taken from her eponymous fourth album – showcases both her musical ingenuity and lyrical flair (“Oh what an ordinary day/Take out the garbage, masturbate”).

DIGITAL WITNESS

One of the tracks of the decade so far, this inspired slice of jagged electro-pop brilliantl­y caught the tech-obsessed zeitgeist.

LITHIUM

Performed by St. Vincent with Nirvana during the latter’s induction into the Rock And Hall Of Fame, this is a suitably frenetic take on the grunge classic.

ALL APOLOGIES

Clark also joined in on the climactic all-star jam on the In Utero gem at the Rock And Roll Of Fame.

HANG ON ME

A terrifical­ly atmospheri­c electro jam that opens Masseducti­on in dazzling fashion.

LOS AGELESS

One of the singles from Masseducti­on and a brilliantl­y satirical look at LA’s obsession with youth and glamour.

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