March 17, 1988 in Vancouver
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Canadian electronic artist Claire Boucher
Grimes is the alias of the electronic musician Claire Boucher (born in 17 March 1988 in Vancouver, Canada and based in Montreal). Her music is an eclectic mix of styles which she described herself as "ADD music", because it shifts frequently and dramatically. She fuses contemporary instrumentation with classical vocal practices. Boucher was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. She graduated from Lord Byng Secondary School and studied ballet for 11 years. In 2006, she moved to Montreal, Canada to attend Montreal's McGill University, studying Russian literature and later, neuroscience.
Thoughts on Songs with Grimes
2 years ago
Every morning there are mountains to climb. It's like there is so much stuff to push through and burden to carry every day. The first verse is talking about being young and being really close in touch with realiti because you don't have any definitions of things yet. You see them for what they are and not what you are taught they are.