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St. Vincent's Strange Mercy Track, 'Surgeon,' Is Unlocked

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Annie Clark, the woman behind St. Vincent, launched a campaign on Twitter Tuesday, requesting her fans to tweet #strangemercy to unlock a track from her album. She also left a trail of teasers on her website that give meaning to the album's title, Strange Mercy, which drops Sept. 13.

On Friday, that track, "Surgeon," was finally unlocked.

"Surgeon" starts off lazily, in that drawn-out, wistful style Clark is so damn good at, and slowly picks up in a number of weird ways, going from the Asian-inspired, violin route, to building guitar riffs that get more violent toward the outro. Sounds like a recipe for disaster, but it's more like an auditory feast. Enjoy.


You can get your very own copy of "Surgeon" here.

WATCH one of the teasers for Strange Mercy:


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