Flesh Without Blood

Album: Art Angels (2015)


  • This kiss-off banger finds Grimes lashing out a former friend, apathy being her weapon of choice.

    I don't see the light I saw in you before
    And now I don't, and now I don't
    And now I don't care anymore

    Speaking on Sirius XM U with Jenny Eliscu, Grimes said the song is about a former best friend of hers and "being really disappointed in someone who you once truly admired."
  • Both UK newspaper The Sun and Time magazine named this as their Top Track of 2015. Time magazine said:

    "It usually takes half a dozen songwriters to concoct a pop song this spine-tingling, but Claire Boucher, who once described her solo project Grimes as the girl group to her inner Phil Spector, writes and produces her music all on her own."
  • Grimes wrote, directed, edited, colored and art directed the double video which features this song and the more mellow "Life in the Vivid Dream."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Protest Songs

Protest SongsMusic Quiz

How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?

Tom Keifer of Cinderella

Tom Keifer of CinderellaSongwriter Interviews

Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.

Have Mercy! It's Wolfman Jack

Have Mercy! It's Wolfman JackSong Writing

The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.

Tim Butler of The Psychedelic Furs

Tim Butler of The Psychedelic FursSongwriter Interviews

Tim and his brother Richard are the Furs' foundation; Tim explains how they write and tells the story of "Pretty In Pink."

Reverend Horton Heat

Reverend Horton HeatSongwriter Interviews

The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.

George Clinton

George ClintonSongwriter Interviews

When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.