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Grimes plans to move away from singing

By | Published on Thursday 3 November 2016


Grimes has said that she sees herself moving away from singing on future material, in order to concentrate more on songwriting and production. Well, it worked for Calvin Harris.

“Honestly, I don’t feel very confident in myself as a singer”, she tells V Magazine. “As I get older, I’m probably going to try to be more involved in the behind-the-scenes work, and less involved in being the frontperson. I think where my pride in my work lies is in my production, editing, and directing. I’m not a trained musician; this is something that happened almost randomly. I’d rather be compared to my peers who are producers – I think that’s a world where I’m capable at achieving at a higher level”.

Of where her music is headed, she says: “I’m really vibing on making something really slow and gorgeous that just breathes, and has room to breathe. I feel like my work has always been fast-paced, kinetic, and almost just manic and I feel like for me the hardest thing I can do is make something that’s slow and heavy. I’m so ADD in my work; I really want to push myself into something that would be slower and more reflective”.

In which case, let’s all enjoy Grimes at her most vocal and fast-paced before that shift comes: