Published on April 20th, 2009 | by greg0
NPR.ORG TO STREAM ANTICIPATED NEW ST. VINCENT ALBUM ‘ACTOR’ STARTING APRIL 20th
On April 20, NPR.org will stream the highly anticipated St. Vincent album ‘Actor’ (May 5, 4AD) for 2 full weeks as part of their exclusive “First Listen” series. Hear the entire album starting April 20, 2009 at 11:59 PM ET at the link below: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103138882
‘Actor’ joins an exclusive group of recent releases that have been featured in the “First Listen” series. Other artists include Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Animal Collective, M Ward, Andrew Bird and Neko Case.
At this year’s SXSW, St. Vincent was one of the most buzzed-about artists and was named one of Rolling Stone’s five discoveries there. ‘Actor’ is already receiving praise with Pitchfork calling her “a disturbingly gifted new talent” and Entertainment Weekly describing the new album as “excellent.”
St. Vincent will kick off a national tour next month. Click the link below for a complete list of tour dates.