Grimes has come a long way since the release of her 2012 breakthrough album, Visions. She is now a part of Jay Z’s Roc Nation management company and writing songs for big shots such as Rihanna.
In fact, her recently released song “Go” was actually written for Rihanna, but got turned down. So she and her collaborator Blood Diamonds ended up just recording it and releasing it as one of her own songs. It may or may not be included on her eventual new album.
With that said, it’s not all that surprising that the song has a poppier nature to it. There’s still some Grimes touches to be found, but this on the whole is a much different (and bigger) feel. Here’s how Grimes described it upon its release:
It’s our summer jam so we figured we should put it out cuz I am very bored of waiting to finish my album b4 releasing new music haha.
Stream it below.
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