Her recorded work is inspiring but her live show is even more so, as Annie is a favorite for music festivals, several of which she’s playing this summer and fall.
“I think you can fall in love with anybody,” Clark says.
“I don’t have anything to hide,” adding, “but I’d rather the emphasis be on music.”, I’ve selfishly hoped Annie would feel comfortable enough to give voice to her being LGBT-identified in some capacity and challenge the notions that successful rock musicians are most often straight (or perceived as such).
It’s often the genres of hip-hop, country or Christian music that are seen as homophobic or generally unwelcoming to queer artists, at least in terms of mainstream success.
But the world of indie rock is still male-driven, very white and very straight. A multi-instrumentalist with interesting approaches to songwriting and an insatiable voice, St.
The women musicians who are able to break through are often ten times more talented than their male counterparts, and once in a while they are given their due respect. Vincent’s five albums (four solo, one with David Byrne) have been both critically hailed and adored by music fans of all creeds. I don’t really identify as anything.” She points to her adopted home: “New York is where all the freaks from all the places converge.Which is why it’s so important that Annie has touched upon her sexuality in a new interview with I ask Clark if she identifies either as gay or straight. I’ve had wild nights out where you end up at the Box” — a downtown club that hosts highly sexualized, frequently nude performances by dancers of both genders.