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St Vincent announces stripped back re-recording of Masseduction album

By | Published on Wednesday 3 October 2018

St Vincent

When St Vincent released a stripped down version of her song ‘Slow Disco’, re-titled ‘Slow Slow Disco’, last month, it seemed like the logical thing after the ‘Fast Slow Disco’ rework that came out earlier this year. But it turns out there’s more where that came from. She is releasing a whole album of quieter reworks of songs from her ‘Masseduction’ album.

Titled ‘Masseducation’ – a common misreading of the original album’s name – the new album features alternative versions of all the songs on ‘Masseduction’, featuring just St Vincent and pianist Thomas Bartlett – who also joined her on a recent series of acoustic live shows.

“We neither rehearse nor spoke about how to approach any song, but rather, played two to three live takes, picked the best one, and trusted in the feeling of the moment”, she says. “So here it is – two dear friends playing songs together with the kind of secret understanding one can only get through endless nights in New York City”.

The new record is set for release on 12 Oct. Here’s a new version of ‘Saviour’: