Annie Clark - the guitar-wielding indie-rocker better known by her stage name, St. Vincent - says that one recurring lyric on her new album, about being unable to turn something off, is "not only a desperate statement, but also a defiant one."

Annie Clark - the guitar-wielding indie-rocker better known by her stage name, St. Vincent - says that one recurring lyric on her new album, about being unable to turn something off, is "not only a desperate statement, but also a defiant one."

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St. Vincent has always had a knack for the clever and absurd. While she never fails to explore real, relatable topics in her music, they're often hidden among her beautifully poetic lyrics and sharp guitar licks.

St. Vincent goes pop in a painful, dark way (and we like it) on 'Masseduction'

On Dec. 6, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah hoped to dive in some of St. Vincent's themes from her latest album, Masseduction, when the Dallas-bred musician (real name: Annie Clark) joined him for an interview and performance. 

In Clark's own words, the album is embodies the archetype of a "dominatrix at the mental institution ... just a regular gal." The stunning black jumpsuit, green arm sleeves and red heels she wore helped bring the image to life.

Following the interview, Clark gave a griping acoustic performance of the single "Los Ageless."

Watch that and the full interview below:

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