“Venus Fly” features Janelle Monàe, and is one of Grimes‘ favorite tracks off her fourth record Art Angels.
This song encapsulates Boucher and Monàe interrogating someone for looking at them, using threats like changing their appearance in frightening ways and using conventional symbols of beauty as weapons.
“Venus Fly” may be the track Grimes described as being about “being too scary to be objectified.” The artwork for “Venus Fly” shows a monstrous-looking woman also suggests this interpretation.
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