ï»¿St. Vincent has revealed the first song from her forthcoming third album, Strange Mercy, released on 12/13th September.
Earlier this week, fans were invited to tweet the hashtag "#strangemercy" in order to unlock access to the track 'Surgeon' from her new album microsite www.strangemercy.com. In addition four specially made film vignettes created by Alan Ortiz served as virtual milestones in the build-up to the final reveal.
Today, 'Surgeon' was unveiled and the song can be downloaded as a free MP3 from www.strangemercy.com and / or from the player below. Beginning with languorous vocals, Surgeon spirals into a frenzy of frantic guitars as Clark repeatedly pleads, "Best finest surgeon, come cut me open."
In October, St. Vincent will begin an extensive US tour in support of Strange Mercy. All dates are below.
St. Vincent Fall Tour Dates:
25th – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2nd - McGuire Theatre, Minneapolis
3rd - Pabst Theater, Milwaukeeï»¿
5th - Metro, Chicago
6th - Old Rock House, St. Louis
7th - Liberty Hall, Lawence
8th - Boulder Theater, Boulder
10th - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City
12th - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver
13th - Neptune Theatre, Seattle
14th - Crystal Ballroom, Portland
18th - Music Box, Los Angeles
20th - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix
23rd - Kessler Theater, Dallas
24th - Moody Theater at ACL Live, Austin
25th - Fitzgerald's, Houston
26th - TBA, New Orleans
28th - The EARL, Atlanta
30th - Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville
1st - 9:30 Club, Washington
2nd - Union Transfer, Philadelphia
3rd - Webster Hall, New York
4th - Royale, Boston