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David Byrne & St. Vincent Collaborate
The Quietus , April 16th, 2012 12:18

Collaborative effort from Byrne and St. Vincent set for autumn release

St Vincent and David Byrne have finished recording a collaborative LP, reports Rolling Stone. According to St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, the as-yet unnamed album is set for release this autumn, and will be followed up with a few tour dates.

The pair met at a Björk and Dirty Projectors gig in 2009, and, taking the lead from that collaboration’s Mount Wittenberg Orca cut, headed into the studio. Clark, who sounds rather chuffed to be working with “the coolest person on the planet”, said: “We just started writing and kept writing and writing. It just evolved to become this much bigger thing.”

In other St. Vincent news, Clark will be following up last year’s long-player Strange Mercy, with a couple of new tracks for Record Store Day: the caps-lock-happy 'KROKODIL' and 'GROT' are both released this Saturday, and will feature “Clark's aggressive guitar chops”.