Strange Mercy Album

St. Vincent

About Strange Mercy

Strange Mercy is the third studio album by musician St. Vincent, released by 4AD on September 12, 2011, in the United Kingdom and a day later in the United States. The album's cover art was designed by St. Vincent, and was photographed by Tina Tyrell. The album peaked at number 19 on the Billboard 200, it was St. Vincent's highest charting album at the time, later being surpassed by her next two solo albums, St. Vincent (2014) and Masseduction (2017). In addition, Strange Mercy also received significant critical acclaim. The album was recognized as the 23rd Best Album of the Decade So Far by Pitchfork in August 2014. Strange Mercy sold nearly 30,000 copies in the three weeks following its release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As of January 2012, UK sales stand at 7,500 copies according to The Guardian. 


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