22
Sep
09

St. Vincent On Her “Vampirey” New Moon Track

MTV has an interview with singer St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark); she talks about the song she and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon have on the New Moon soundtrack, entitled Roslyn.

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The soundtrack also gathers together a collection of less well-known artists with a ton of indie cred. St. Vincent (real name Annie Clark) — who has been making a name for herself with solo albums and collaborations with Sufjan Stevens — hooked up with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon for the track “Rosyln.”

“He sings in his beautiful falsetto and I’m actually singing very, very low,” Clark told MTV News. “I think there’s something vampirey and creepy about the two of us singing together. It’s a simple, stripped-down kind of song. It’s really elegant and beautiful.”

Clark and Vernon had been talking about collaborating together for a while, and when Vernon wrote “Rosyln,” neither he nor Clark had any idea the track would end up on the “New Moon” soundtrack. “We recorded the song for the joy of it, and then it looked like the ‘Twilight’ people were interested in using the song for the movie,” she explained. “So it pretty naturally happened.”

Read the whole thing HERE!

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