March 17, 1988 in Vancouver
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Canadian electronic artist Claire Boucher
Claire Elise Boucher (born March 17, 1988), better known by the stage name Grimes, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, music engineer and visual artist. Boucher released the studio albums Geidi Primes and Halfaxa in 2010, and signed a recording contract with 4AD in 2011. Her third studio album Visions (2012) and its singles "Genesis" and "Oblivion" received widespread critical acclaim; it was hailed as "one of the most impressive albums of the year so far" by The New York Times, was nominated for the Polaris Prize, and received the Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.
Thoughts on Songs with Grimes
3 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.