Grimes releases self-directed video

Today, Grimes released her video for "Flesh Without Blood / Life in the Vivid Dream", from Art Angels, out November 6th
Photo by Micheal Avedon

Today, Grimes released her self-directed video for “Flesh Without Blood / Life in the Vivid Dream”, from her forthcoming album Art Angels, out digitally Nov 6 on Eerie Organization / Crystal Math in Canada and 4AD/Beggars in the rest of the world.

Art Angels’14 tracks, Grimes’ 4th album features collaborations with Janelle Monáe and newcomer, Taiwanese rapper, Aristophanes. It was recorded primarily in her home studio in Los Angeles, CA, where she’s been living since 2014.

Like all of Grimes’ previous albums, Art Angels was written and recorded entirely as a solo endeavor. The new album features more live instrumentation than any of her previous efforts. She played piano, guitar and violin.

Grimes kicked off a month of North American dates on her Rhinestone Cowgirls tour on Oct 24 in Santa Ana, CA. Click here to see the full itinerary, which includes shows at the Mayan in LA, Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin and NYC’s Terminal 5, as well as Canadian dates at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom today (Oct 26), Montreal’s Metropolis on Nov 21 and Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on Nov 22. Dates in South Korea, Japan, Europe and the Laneway Festival in Singapore, New Zealand and Australia are confirmed for early 2016, including a landmark date at Brixton’s O2 Academy.

Art Angels Track Listing
1. laughing and not being normal
2. California
3. SCREAM ft. Aristophanes
4. Flesh without Blood
5. Belly of the beat
6. Kill V. Maim
7. Artangels
8. Easily
9. Pin
10. Realiti
11. World Princess part II
12. Venus Fly ft. Janelle Monáe
13. Life in the Vivid Dream
14. Butterfly

October 26 2015 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC, Canada
October 27 2015 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR, US
October 28 2015 The Showbox Seattle, WA, US
October 31 2015 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA, US
November 1 2015 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA, US
November 2 2015 Mayan Theater Los Angeles, CA, US
November 4 2015 Guggenheim Museum New York, NY, US
November 7 2015 FUN FUN FUN FEST 2015 Austin, TX, US
November 9 2015 Republic New Orleans, LA, US
November 10 2015 Marathon Music Works Nashville, TN, US
November 11 2015 Buckhead Theatre Atlanta, GA, US
November 13 2015 9:30 Club Washington, DC, US
November 14 2015 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA, US
November 16 2015 Terminal 5 New York, NY, US
November 18 2015 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY, US
November 20 2015 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA, US
November 21 2015 Métropolis Montreal, QC, Canada
November 22 2015 Danforth Music Hall Toronto, ON, Canada
November 24 2015 Metro Chicago, IL, US
November 25 2015 Metro Chicago, IL, US
November 26 2015 Akasaka Blitz|赤坂ブリッツ Tokyo, Japan
January 27 2016 Big Cat Osaka, Japan
February 9 2016 Laneway Festival 2016 Marrickville, NSW, Australia
February 11 2016 Laneway Festival 2016 Richmond, VIC, Australia
February 17 2016 Astra Kulturhaus Berlin, Germany
February 18 2016 Docks Hamburg, Germany
February 20 2016 Gibson Frankfurt, Germany
February 21 2016 Live Music Hall Cologne, Germany
February 23 2016 Rockefeller Oslo, Norway
February 24 2016 Munchen Brewery Stockholm, Sweden
February 26 2016 VEGA Copenhagen, Denmark
February 28 2016 Paradiso Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 29 2016 Tivoli Vredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands
March 2 2016 Den Atelier Luxembourg, Luxembourg
March 3 2016 Ancienne Belgique (AB) Brussels, Belgium
March 4 2016 Le Trianon Paris, France
March 6 2016 The Anson Rooms, Bristol SU Bristol, UK
March 7 2016 Leeds Beckett University Leeds, UK
March 8 2016 Rock City Nottingham, UK
March 10 2016 O2 Academy Brixton London, UK
March 11 2016 O2 Institute Birmingham Digbeth, UK
March 12 2016 Manchester Academy Manchester, UK
March 13 2016 O2 ABC Glasgow Glasgow, UK
March 15 2016 Olympia Theatre Dublin, Ireland