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Art Angels – Grimes

by 4AD
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  • Putting the sound of the Canadian singer, songwriter, producer, video director and journalist Claire Boucher, alias Grimes, into words is a difficult undertaking. She deliberately refuses to impose genre boundaries on herself and freely combines all kinds of influences and experiments, compositions and sound generators. "Grimes is the love-born alien child of Aphex Twin and ABBA," wrote Tastemaker Magazine, and Dazed called her "a pop idol from another dimension".

    The mix of different styles, arrangements and instruments is certainly already based on Grimes' musical socialization, as she names Marilyn Manson, Christina Aguilera, Nine Inch Nails, Lana del Rey, Aphex Twin, Mariah Carey, OutKast and Enya as equal sources of inspiration.

    In 2012 she released "Visions", her international 4AD debut, which was showered with critics' praise, prizes and awards such as being named among the NME's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time". Grimes then moved to Los Angeles, taught herself Ableton Live and wrote hundreds of new songs. Some of them have found their place on "Art Angels". None of the 14 pieces sounds like the other - whether rock, noise, country, R&B, church music, industrial or electro; from the radio-pop number "Flesh Without Blood" to the screaming dubstep track "Scream", everything is in flux on "Art Angels". 

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  • Artist: Grimes
    Label: 4AD
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: UK, Europe & US
    Genre: Electronic
  • A1 Laughing And Not Being Normal
    A2 California
    A3 Scream
    A4 Flesh Without Blood
    A5 Belly Of The Beat
    A6 Kill V. Maim
    A7 Artangels
    B1 Easily
    B2 Pin
    B3 World Princess, Pt. Ii
    B4 Venus Fly
    B5 Life In The Vivid Dream
    B6 Butterfly