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Barton Hollow, by the Nashville duo The Civil Wars, was released in February, but took a long road to Ann Powers' list of albums of the year.

Read Ann Powers' 10 Favorite Albums of 2011

December 7, 2011 – Albums by The Civil Wars, Kate Bush and others that moved one critic through a year in transit.

Read 50 Favorites Of 2011: S-W

December 5, 2011 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Tom Waits and more artists from S to W.

St. Vincent (Annie Clark) performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Read St. Vincent In Concert

November 1, 2011 – Hear St. Vincent recorded live in concert, from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Annie Clark's songs, though anchored by her sweet vocals, often have an unsettling edge. Her latest album as St. Vincent is Strange Mercy.

Read For St. Vincent, Music Is The Easy Part

September 15, 2011 – Annie Clark says her new album, Strange Mercy, helped her shake off the trials of a tough year.


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Listen St. Vincent Takes Your Questions

September 7, 2011 – St. Vincent's Annie Clark answers listener questions about her new album, Strange Mercy.


St. Vincent's Annie Clark returns with her best and most immediate work, Strange Mercy, out Sept. 13.

Read First Listen: St. Vincent, 'Strange Mercy'

September 4, 2011 – Strange Mercy is a dark and gorgeous record, full of sterling vocal melodies and lip-curling guitar.

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Watch Hear St. Vincent's New Single

July 22, 2011 – Listen to St. Vincent's new "Surgeon," from the heavily anticipated Strange Mercy.

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Watch Tweet To Unlock St. Vincent's New Single

July 21, 2011 – Fans have to jump through hoops to unlock the first single from the band's new album, Strange Mercy.

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Read Five Great Cover Songs From 2010 (So Far)

July 14, 2010 – See St. Vincent, Beck, The Dirty Projectors and more perform some of the year's best cover songs.

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Listen St. Vincent On World Cafe WXPN

February 25, 2010 – St. Vincent performs smart songs that trade on the dichotomy of prettiness and ugliness. WXPN


Listen St. Vincent: Shredding To 'The Wizard Of Oz'

May 24, 2009 – Already known for her cinematic pop, Annie Clark actually reimagined film scores on her new album.


Listen St. Vincent In Concert

May 22, 2009 – Hear St. Vincent recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.


Listen St. Vincent's 'Actor' A Surreal Sonic Wonderland

May 12, 2009 – Actor conjures '60s girl-group harmonies and the whimsical sounds of Disney animated films.


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