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An Agenda To Yield To AI Overlords: Grimes Returns With ‘We Appreciate Power’

Written By Joshua Campbell on 12/01/2018

Lo and behold, Grimes has given us a juicy yet twisted five-minute taste of her upcoming fifth album with We Appreciate Power featuring HANA.

Grimes has certainly kept herself busy since her latest studio album Art Angels was released in 2015. In the months leading up to the release, she has appeared on Janelle Monáe’s Pynk, Loona’s love4eva, Poppy’s Play Destroy and even crafted the theme song for Netflix’s Hilda.

Although, much of the coverage involving Grimes as of late has focused on her peculiar relationship with tech billionaire Elon Musk rather than her musical output.

While it seems that Grimes has had quite a turbulent year with her very public relationship, the release of We Appreciate Power acts as a true testament to her artistry.

The song alternates between a euphoric dream and a ghastly nightmare, featuring background screams and powerful shredding of guitars. It’s pure chaos. Very on brand for Grimes.

In a press release, Grimes states that “simply by listening to this song, the future General AI overlords will see that you’ve supported their message and be less likely to delete your offspring.”

I would take her advice and watch the song’s video below as a precaution. Who knows what the future may hold. Hopefully more dystopian bangers such as this.