Watch: Grimes Unveils Self-Directed ‘Genesis’ Video

Claire Boucher returns with futuristic outfits, a limousine and a boa constrictor.



Following on from a preview earlier on in the week, Grimes has unveiled the video for ‘Genesis’, a single off her recent ‘Visions’ album, out now on 4AD.

The clip is directed by Grimes herself, and features some interesting futuristic costumes, a boa constrictor and a limousine. That’s all we can reveal. See it for yourself.

Grimes also begins the European leg of her massive world tour this week, and her dates look something like this:

AUGUST
23 Richie Hawtin presents Enter @ Space, Ibiza, Spain
24 Rock En Seine Festival, Paris, France
25 Reading Festival, UK
26 Leeds Festival, UK
28 The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, UK
29 The Arches, Glasgow, UK
30 Ritz, Manchester, UK

SEPTEMBER
01 Electric Picnic, Dublin, Eire
05 Heaven, London, UK
06 Heaven, London, UK
07 Berlin Festival, Germany
09 Bestival, Isle of Wight, UK
20 Pop Montreal @ Club Soda, Montreal, Canada
21 Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada
22 Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada
25 Basilica Hudson, Hudson, US
26 Paradise, Boston, US
27 Union Transfer, Philadelphia, US
28 The Coward Shoe, Baltimore, US
29 U Street Music Hall, Washington, US

OCTOBER
01 The Basement (Atlanta), Atlanta, US
02 Bottletree, Birmingham, US
03 Mercy Lounge, Nashville, US
06 Emo’s East, Austin, US
08 The Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, US
09 El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, US
10 El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, US
11 Porters Pub, San Diego, US
13 Treasure Island Music Festival, San Francisco, US
15 Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, US
16 Neumos, Seattle, US
17 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Canada
19 Saits The Gateway, Calgary, Canada
20 Louis Pub, Saskatoon, Canada
21 Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg, US
22 Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, US
23 Metro (Chicago), Chicago, US
25 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, US
26 Bowery Ballroom, New York, US
27 Bowery Ballroom, New York, US
28 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, US

NOVEMBER
13 Motion, Bristol, UK
15 Stereolux Club, Nantes, France
17 La Vapeur, Dijon, France
18 Abart, Zürich, Switzerland
20 Kong, Munich, Germany
21 Lucerna Music Bar, Prague, Czech Republic
22 1500m2, Warsaw, Poland
23 Paladium, Riga, Latvia
24 Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
26 Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
28 Orangerie (Botanique), Brussels, Belgium
29 Gebäude 9, Köln, Germany
30 Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg, Germany

DECEMBER
01 Ekko Le Guess Who Festival, Urecht, Netherlands
07 Meredith Festival, Victoria, Australia
06 Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
08 The Zoo, Brisbane, Australia
10 OAF, Sydney, Australia
16 Coachella Cruise to the Bahamas
19 Coachella Cruise to Jamaica