Claud – “Soft Spot” (ACL Fest Pop-Up Session)


22-year-old Claud Mintz was once part of the duo Toast, until a 2019 solo release, “Wish You Were Gay,” brought the bedroom-pop singer to the attention of Phoebe Bridgers. Signed to her label, the February release Super Monster, packed with tales of alienation and navel-gazing, has caught fire with Claud’s fanbase. Claud stopped by our tent backstage at the 2021 ACL Music Festival to perform a stripped down version “Soft Spot” for our cameras.

– Jeff McCord, KUTX Music Editor

NPR Live Sessions/KUTX –  Claud performs backstage at ACL Fest 2021

Song: “Soft Spot” Album: Super Monster (Saddest Factory Records)

Musician: Claud Mintz, Vocals, Guitar

Audio: Jake Perlman; Cameras: Gabriel C. Pérez, Michael Minasi; Edit: Gabriel C. Pérez; Producer: Deidre Gott


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