""Oblivion" embodies that kind of archetype, going into this masculine world that is associated with sexual assault, but presented as something really welcoming and nice. The song’s sort of about being — I was assaulted and I had a really hard time engaging in any types of relationship with men, because I was just so terrified of men for a while."
Grimes Comes Clean: Synth-Pop Provocateur on Her Big Year | SPIN | Q & A
OMG. That explains the few lyrics I can make out in that song… Poor thing.
*Also, she has adamantly said she’s not a synth-pop artist, but here it is in the headline. Nice job, Spin.
"Ms. Boucher has a plucky streak. In 2009 she and a friend decided to float down the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans in a homemade houseboat. But they didn’t get far before engine troubles, and within days, she said (mostly annoyed), their boat was impounded by the Minneapolis police."
Claire Boucher, Known as Grimes, Mines Beauty From the Dark Side - NYTimes.com
That is hilarious.