The songwriter’s cybernetic new album, Charli, is a complement to the mainstream, not an invasion of it. One of the great things about living in the future is that you can watch the now as it was supposed
British pop auteur Charlotte Aitchison has been based in the belly of the beast – the US – for some years now, trying to disrupt the global mainstream with her own mischievous futurist agenda. For every
After a month of single drops, including track collaborations with Sky Ferreira, HAIM, and most recently, Troye Sivan, Charli XCX has officially released her much-anticipated third album, Charli. The co-produced
I start my interview with Charli XCX with a story about a night out. It was early June—a Sunday, mind you—and I'd woken up from a nap to six missed calls from friends. Six. I thought someone died. "Wake
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Since riding in on a wave of woozy, throbbing synths on breakthrough singles "Nuclear Seasons" and "You're the One" in 2012, the British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined
In the five years since Charli XCX released her last album, she’s sworn that industry interference meant she would never make another. But here we are: after an overwhelmingly productive half-decade of