21-year-old Charlotte Aitchison (aka Charli XCX) reveals a new video for her single ‘SuperLove’ out December 1st on Asylum UK/Atlantic —peep video here—shot during a whirlwind trip to Japan, filmed in Tokyo’s famous Robot Restaurant, involving a run-in with a local bike gang. “SuperLove” takes inspiration from female-fronted bands from the 80’s such as The Waitresses, Bow Wow Wow, and the French Ye-Ye scene from the early 60’s—and sees her fronting girl power in true Charli fashion, allowing a taste of what’s to come from LP 2, which will be released in 2014.
“SuperLove is a song about running away and falling in love with someone and it being really dangerous and bad for you but still amazing, romantic and wonderful. SuperLove is the best drug and this song is about overdosing on it and falling in real deep”—Charli XCX
Meanwhile, Charli prepares to embark on her first ever North American headline tour, backed by an all-new female band, kicking off on October 27th at Life Is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas, NV—. Purchase tickets via: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/charlixcx/. Tour support includes LA indie rockers Kitten (Elektra Records), LIZ (Mad Decent), and UK-based producer and DJ, TWIN iDol, whom she collaborated with on a vibey remix of UK/Basque-based Crystal Fighters’ “Wave” out now via Beatport and October 8th on all other digital service providers.
All in a year’s work—Charli wrote her first #1 single ‘I Love It’ for Swedish duo Icona Pop, which has gone on to sell over 6 million copies worldwide; released her breakthrough debut album “TRUE ROMANCE” (via IAMSOUND) to rave reviews, including a ‘Best New Music’ mark from Pitchfork; toured in arenas and soon embarks on a full North American headline tour (see full itinerary and rescheduled dates below). Meanwhile Charli is vigorously working on her sophomore album. Charli has been working with and for the world’s top writers and artists including Naughty Boy,Benny Blanco, Britney Spears and Rita Ora. Her publishing was signed by Rihanna/Beyonce mega-producersStarGate. She is also featured on US hip hop artist Danny Brown’s new record ‘Old’ on track ‘Float On’, which she co-wrote with him after he rapped on a remix of her song ‘What I Like’. Stay tuned for more!