American composer and lyricist Annie Clark can play many instruments, such as the guitar, piano and bass. Oscillating between indie-rock and cabaret she was a member of The Polyphonic Spree group. Toured with Sufjan Stevens. Recorded the album Marry Me, which was released in 2007, with Brian Teasley from The Polyphonic Spree on drums and Mike Garson, David Bowie’s pianist. Received favorable reactions from many artists, including David Bowie, for her second album, Actors. Her latest album, Strange Mercy, which Pitchfork gave a 9 out of 10, was released in September 2011.