, Charli XCX to play Electric Picnic

Charli XCX announced her first album proper in four years (if you discount the Pop 2 and Number1 Angel mixtapes in 2017) with the release of Charli on September 13th this year and the tracklist is stacked with female-heavy features from Lizzo, Christine & The Queens, Yaeji, Haim, Troye Sivan, Sky Ferreira, Brooke Candy, CupcakKe, Big Freedia, Clairo and Tommy Cash.

The press release for the album also announces that Charli is to play Electric Picnic on Saturday August 31st, which hasn’t been previously announced.

Production on the album is by Charli and A.G. Cook and ‘Blame It On Your Love’ featuring Lizzo (a rework of a track from Pop 2) received a video treatment yesterday. The artwork utilises AR makeup artist Ines Alpha to design the cover “with a goal of dismantling classic beauty ideals.”

We really hope Charli is indeed like the first song title suggests “Next Level Charli” but the less said about the likes of ‘Spicy’ the better.

, Charli XCX to play Electric Picnic

Charli Album Tracklisting:

1. Next Level Charli
2. Gone feat. Christine and the Queens
3. Cross You Out feat. Sky Ferreira
4. 1999 feat. Troye Sivan
5. Click feat. Kim Petras and Tommy Cash
6. Warm feat. HAIM
7. Thoughts
8. Blame It On Your Love feat. Lizzo
9. White Mercedes
10. Silver Cross
11. I Don’t Wanna Know
12. Official
13. Shake It feat. Big Freedia, CupcakKe, Brooke Candy and Pabllo Vittar
14. February 2017 feat. Clairo and Yaeji
15. 2099 feat. Troye Siva

Charli XCX tour dates

August 17th: Frequency Festival, Austria
August 18th: Pukklepop, Belgium
August 21st: Zurich Open Air festival, Switzerland
August 23rd: Reading Festival, UK
August 24th: Leeds Festival, UK
August 31st: Electric Picnic, Ireland
October 27th: SWG3 Galvanisers, Glasgow UK
October 28th: O2 Institute, Birmingham UK
October 30th: Albert Hall, Manchester UK
October 31st: O2 Brixton Academy, London UK
November 4th: Berns, Stockholm Sweden
November 5th: Sentrum Scene, Oslo Norway
November 7th: Vega, Copenhagen Denmark
November 9th: Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin Germany
November 10th: Fabrik, Hamburg Germany
November 12th: Stodola, Warsaw Poland
November 14th: Roxy, Prague Czech Republic
November 15th: Carlswerk Victoria, Cologne Germany
November 17th: Le Transbordeur, Lyon France
November 18th: Fabrique, Milan Italy
November 20th: Sala La Riviera, Madrid Spain
November 22nd: Razzmatazz Room 2, Barcelona Spain
November 24th: Den Atelier, Luxembourg Luxembourg
November 25th: Paradiso, Amsterdam Netherlands
November 26th: AB Main Hall, Brussels Belgium
November 28th: Izvestia Hall, Moscow Russia