- 25 Mar 22
Listen to the expanded version of Charli XCX's fifth studio album below.
After sharing her fifth studio album Crash, pop maven Charlie XCX is back with a deluxe version of the LP featuring four new tracks – 'Selfish Girl', 'How Can I Not Know What I Need Right Now', 'Sorry If I Hurt You' and 'What You Think About Me'.
The expanded album was produced by George Daniel, Lotus IV, Deaton Christ Anthony and A.G. Cook, all of which contributed to production on the original version of Crash. Check out the deluxe edition below.
Charli XCX shared Crash last week after teasing it's release with several lauded singles, including 'Good Ones', 'Beg For You (Feat. Rina Sawayama)', 'Baby" and 'Every Rule'.
For her latest offering, the electro-pop singer collaborated with a number of producers and musicians. Some of the contributors include, Oscar Holter, Digital Farm Animals, Ian Kirkpatrik, Jason Evigan, Justin Raisen, Ariel Rechtshaid, Ilya, Oneohtrix Point Never, Jon Shave and Mike Wise.
"I was able to possess and persuade an incredible group of producers and collaborators to contribute to CRASH by using my femme fatale powers and a multitude of dark spells and curses," Charli said.
Crash marks the last release in her record deal with Atlantic.
In a review of the album Hot Press' Ed Power said of the work: "With her fifth official studio album, the sense is that Aitchison is trying to have it both ways – this, with the massive caveat that the review is based on the five-track sampler provided to journalists. It opens with the woozy tumult of ‘Lightning’, a heartfelt onslaught that, if diabolically catchy, is also in the delightful tradition of “alternative” Charli."
"With Crash she’s shooting, with a bang and a wallop, for the higher echelons of the charts. And, if incapable of writing a song that doesn’t grip stardust, the real lesson is that - great though “Mainstream” Charli is - “Underground” Charli is better yet."
Read the full review of Crash, here.
To celebrate the album's release, Charlie announced a slew of tour dates including a night at Dublin's 3Olympia Theatre on May 13. Find the tickets, here.