Any fan of Grimes could guess the Canadian artist pulls inspiration from obscure places. However, in an interview with Q Magazine, Claire Boucher shares that these days, those inspirations might not be what you think they are. With her new album Art Angels (the title of which she just revealed), Grimes has found herself influenced by what she calls "bro art," a realm which constitutes everything from Al Pacino to Bruce Springsteen.
In conversation with Q Magazine, she explains how these bros informed her soundscape. "‘One song on the album, 'Kill V Maim,' is written from the perspective of Al Pacino in The Godfather Part II’," she tells the mag. ‘‘Except he’s a vampire who can switch gender and travel through space.’‘