Photo by Thos Robinson

Annie Clark: "I wanted to make a record with enough bounce and kinetic energy that people could be moved to dance, but with enough heart and pathos that you could have it in your most vulnerable and horrible moments."

"In this day and age, when we're very obsessed with documenting every minute aspect of our lives, it's nice to juxtapose the very mundane with the very macro. I'm interested in the human experience and how people actually are...

I say things in my songs that I'd never speak to another person. It's not a matter of being veiled in the art; it's the exact opposite.