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Learn about Claire Elise Boucher, best known for stage character and persona Grimes.

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Art Angels

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Past Discography

Check out all of Grimes' releases, from the very earliest to the most recent.

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Watch Grimes' most recent music video for promotional single California, now on Vevo!

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The wiki dedicated to Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, producer, artist and music video director Grimes, run by users from all across the globe that anyone is welcome to contribute to! Currently editing over 121 articles since August 5, 2015. Before contributing, please make sure to read the Rules and feel free to contact any of the wiki's staff if you need help with anything!

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Claire Elise Boucher (born March 17, 1988), better known by her stage persona and character Grimes, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, producer, artist and music video director. Born and raised in Vancouver, she first became involved with the underground music scene and began recording her own experimental music while attending McGill University in Montréal. Her debut album, titled Geidi Primes was released in 2010. Halfaxa, her second solo studio album was also released the same year. The two were followed by Darkbloom in 2011, a split album with d'Eon later re-released as an extended play featuring solely songs by Grimes. She released her first single, Genesis, in early 2012, from her fourth and breakthrough album Visions which was released shortly after. Music videos for Nightmusic, Oblivion and Genesis were made to promote the album, which peaked number 8 on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart (Billboard). Grimes toured North America and Europe to promote the album, and performed at several festivals. Go was released as a single in 2014, and in 2015 Grimes released a demo titled REALiTi, from an album she said she had scrapped. Just a few days afterwards, Grimes released a song featuring the band Bleachers as a single, titled Entropy, from the soundtrack of HBO series Girls. Art Angels, Grimes' fifth long play was released November 6, 2015, and quickly became her highest charting record, was met with stellar reviews and was featured in several year-end lists of best albums of 2015, making the top 3 several times. Singles Flesh without Blood and SCREAM were also released before the album, as well as promotional single Life in the Vivid Dream, and later Kill V. Maim in January 2016 and California in May of the same year. (read more)

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Flesh without Blood is a song by Canadian singer and songwriter Grimes, released on October 26, 2015 as the lead single from her fourth solo studio album, Art Angels and fourth track on the album. The same day, Grimes released the "Flesh without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream" double music video to YouTube which featured Flesh without Blood along with Life in the Vivid Dream, another song on Art Angels. Rolling Stone ranked Flesh without Blood at number 15 on their year-end list of the 50 Best Songs of 2015. The song also premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show on October 26th, 2015 as the Hottest Record of the day. (read more)

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