Grimes discussed “Shinigami Eyes” in a new interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1. She said:
According to a press release, “Shinigami Eyes” will appear on a new Grimes EP called Fairies cum firstwhich is described as “a prelude” to the next album Book 1. Speaking to Lowe, Grimes also said his next release will be a double album. “I’ve done a bunch of things and I just want to do more,” she explained. “There’s just more sound and concept ideas that I think need to be realized for everything to make more sense. And we kind of have two album covers and it seems like a waste to throw one away. between them.
Grimes released new single “Player of Games” in December, with a music video directed by Anton Tammi arriving shortly after. His next record – the 2020s follow-up Miss Anthropocene-will be his first for Columbia Records.