Her collaboration with Endel features original music and vocals and was inspired by her experience as a new mother. From TikTok dancers to anime epic Akira , the pop provocateur maps out the look of her latest album. March 10 January 6 October 25 October 23 Ten years ago, a collaboration between an indie act and a pop artist was something to marvel over. October 17
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Claire Elise Boucher hates all her names, especially her middle name, but even the name she invented a decade ago, the name she performs music under and is famous as: Grimes. Or George R. The trouble with Grimes, she is saying, and why Grimes needs to die soon, is that she c needs to be free.
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Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. With various chords from a piano and multiple vocal layers, the song features a unique sound. Off of Visions , this song features a catchy beat with a flowing vocal layering. Contrasting her voice with various electronic sounds creates a melody that is seldom heard in mainstream music. Crash a stadium event, let someone walk through the shoot, and play music from a boombox? It sounds like a weird set for a music video, but Grimes just makes it work, and it fits right into her style. Bonus fact: David Hayter the voice actor for the popular game series Metal Gear Solid voiced the introduction, and Grimes is a big fan of his work. At first, the track was released unfinished.
Born and raised in Vancouver , Grimes began releasing music independently late in the first decade of the s, releasing two albums, Geidi Primes and Halfaxa in on Arbutus Records. She subsequently signed with 4AD  and rose to fame with the release of her third studio album Visions in According to the timestamps on her original Myspace page, Boucher began writing music under the name Grimes in Her performer name was chosen because at the time, MySpace allowed artists to list three musical genres. She listed grime for all three, before knowing what grime music was. Boucher's debut album as Grimes, Geidi Primes , is a concept album inspired by the Dune series. It was released by Arbutus Records on cassette in Later in , Boucher released her second album on Arbutus Records , Halfaxa. After the release of Halfaxa , Boucher began publicly promoting Grimes and started touring beyond Montreal.