Grimes Teams Up with fun. Guitarist on “Take Me Away”

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 07.14.14 in News

Whether you care about the Bleachers side project of fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff or would rather set that band’s “We Are Young” single on fire due to its sheer ubiquitousness, the following track from Antonoff’s solo debut is worth a spin due to its Grimes factor. Featuring lean synth lines, vocoder-filtered lead vocals and a welcome Claire Boucher cameo, it’s the second Top 40 turn from the rising indie pop star in the past month. The other — available below, alongside‘s “Take Me Away” premiere — was originally written for Rihanna, only to be rejected and redeemed by Grimes herself, along with her recurring collaborator Blood Diamonds