Most musicians fall into one of a few standard career arcs (the slow build, the flameout, the sophomore slump, etc.), but rare is the artist who starts off strong, and then somehow, against all odds, successfully manages to raise the game with each successive album. One of these rare artists is the indomitable St. Vincent, the nom de plume of Texas’ own Annie Clark. This year she released her third LP, Strange Mercy, and it’s by all measures her most ambitious, dynamic, and rewarding work yet, and there’s no hint that she’ll slow down anytime soon. To chat on all this, we rang up Annie for a delightful chat on everything from old school video games to her Texas upbringing.

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