Skip to main content

St. Vincent – “Pay Your Way In Pain” (63bpm Bmaj Bmin)

St. Vincent definitely brings it on this one. It’s got a sick down-tempo groove with a fat analog synth bassline, terrific multi-layered vocal harmonies that kinda slug you in the gut, (the chords used are reminiscent of Prince’s style,) and lead vocals that are fun, over-the-top and portray a drama-queen caricature that’s both fun to listen to and punchable. Love the video too with its “shot on video” motif complete with tube cameras that show comet tails. Nice!