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Charli XCX opens up about the “stigma” surrounding mental health and therapy in the UK

Charli XCX; mental health; let's talk
Charli XCX has opened up about the stigma surrounding mental health and therapy in the UK in a new interview. Read More: ‘Am I depressed’ – help and advice on mental health and what to do next The musician, whose new album 'Charli' was released earlier this week (September 20), spoke to Julie Adenuga on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio about how...

Watch Charli XCX and Troye Sivan flip jet skis in spectacular new ‘2099’ video

Charli XCX has released a music video for her latest collaboration with Troye Sivan, '2099'. The clip from her new album 'Charli' was directed by Bradley&Pablo, and shows the pair - who previously duetted on '1999', also included on the new record - driving jet skis around while showing off a variety of impressive stunts. Read more: NME 'Charli' album review The track...

Charli XCX – ‘Charli’ Review

This album has long been a tantalising prospect. Since her previous LP, 2014's punk-inflected 'Sucker', Charli XCX has taken a turn for the avant-pop, releasing a string of experimental EPs and mixtapes that saw her fuse pop with woozy electronics and future-facing, crunchy production. In 2016, she released ‘Vroom Vroom’, the chaotic four-track EP produced by PC Music-affiliated producer SOPHIE,...

Charli XCX and Troye Sivan look to the future in their new song ‘2099’

A year after releasing the nostalgia anthem ‘1999’, Charli XCX and Troye Sivan have reunited for the futuristic new song, ‘2099’. It’s the closing track of ‘Charli’, XCX’s new record out this Friday. ‘2099’ was produced by A.G. Cook, who also served as executive producer on ‘Charli’, and Ö, the French artist also known as Nömak. Stream the song below: https://open.spotify.com/track/4Ygx3IHa6LBGNrRx3zx3vs?si=EvRdr5WbQ1STY7-YMreiQQ A...

Charli XCX continues to tease new album with ‘February 2017’, featuring Clairo and Yaeji

Charli XCX links up with Clairo and Yaeji for new song February 2017
Charli XCX has spent the past few months drip-feeding fans tracks from her upcoming album, ‘Charli’. And today, she’s dropped another a cut off the record: ‘February 2017’, featuring Clairo and Yaeji. Though this is Charli's first time collaborating with Clairo, last year she tapped Yaeji for a remix of her song 'Focus'. READ MORE: The Big Read – Clairo:...

Watch Charli XCX and Christine And The Queens cover The 1975’s ‘TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME’

Charli XCX and Christine And The Queens performed a special cover of The 1975’s ‘TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME’ earlier today (September 5). The NME Big Read – The 1975: "I feel more like I'm in a punk band than ever before" The two pop stars teamed up for a special collaborative set in BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge as part of Live Lounge month....

The 10 essential Reading & Leeds 2019 sets to catch on BBC iPlayer before they disappear

Feeling rested after this year's Reading & Leeds yet? Whether you're still firmly in the 'post-festival sads' camp, or rested, washed and raring to go for 2020's festival season, there are plenty of ways to get your fix. If you're wanting to relive the outstanding sets that made the weekend, the BBC have given us a lifeline, with a host...

Listen to Charli XCX and Haim’s new song ‘Warm’

After teasing the collaboration on social media yesterday, Charli XCX and Haim have now dropped their new song, ‘Warm’.  Over buzzing, warm synths, the ladies contemplate love, wondering if the romance is worth the risk. “So you gotta tell me the reason / Why we can’t fall in love / You gotta tell me the reason / Why you won’t...

Haim heat things up as they tease new Charli XCX collaboration ‘Warm’

Haim have shared a teaser for 'Warm', their upcoming collaboration with Charli XCX. Earlier this week, Charli revealed that the song - set for her upcoming album 'Charli' - would be released on Friday (August 30). Read more: Charli XCX: “Grimes and I made a techno song with no words” https://twitter.com/HAIMtheband/status/1166898125916778496?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1166898125916778496&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.clashmusic.com%2Fnews%2Fhaim-preview-new-charli-xcx-collaboration Haim returned last month with new single 'Summer Girl'. The song, which...

The story of Reading Festival 2019 – in photos

The story of Reading Festival 2019 - in photos
Reading Festival 2019 is at an end, and we've seen the likes of Post Malone, The 1975 and Twenty One Pilots deliver stunning sets over a scorching weekend. Here's the story of the how it all went down, in pics.