St. Vincent Performs “Pay Your Way in Pain” & “The Melting of the Sun” on Saturday Night Live
- American singer-songwriter Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent appeared on Saturday Night Live to perform “Pay Your Way in Pain” and “The Melting of the Sun” on April 3, 2021.
This marks the second time St. Vincent has been the musical performer on the sketch show. Her last performed on SNL in 2014 in support of her self-titled album.
Both songs are included on her upcoming seventh studio album “Daddy's Home”.
The new album comprises of 14-track and is set to be released on May 14, 2021 via Loma Vista recordings. It is her first LP in four years. Produced by Annie Clark and Jack Antonoff.
Annie Clark said of the album in in a statement, “Daddy’s Home collects stories of being down and out in downtown NYC. Last night’s heels on the morning train. Glamour that’s been up for three days straight.”
She explained the idea behind the album in interview with The New Cue, “The nuts and bolts of it is like, my dad got out of prison in 2019. He’d been in for 10 years. My first song for it was a story about when I used to go visit him and I would sign crumpled-up Target receipts somebody had left in the visitation room. And, of course, it’s incredibly sad, but it’s also incredibly absurd so the whole family has found a way to laugh about it. So that was the impetus, I guess.”
- source : NBC