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Charli XCX - Number 1 Angel (Mixtape) + Third Album

Discussion in 'Pop & Justice' started by ElectricHearts, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Island

    Island Staff Member

    Uffie's part made me so happy.
  2. The production.... Jesus, it's mindblowing.
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  3. Sam


    is this good then
  4. Blame it On You is that explosive grower on the mixtape though, I'm obsessed.
  5. Babygirl is wonderful.
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  6. I appreciate how much the mixtape feels like a very well balanced mix of the sounds Charli's explored throughout True Romance, Sucker and the Vroom Vroom EP, but presented in a completely new, exciting fashion and as a glimpse of her upcoming work. It's perfect.
  7. The version I got has 3AM labeled (feat. Mu) and 2007-me just about had a heart attack imagining both her and Uffie on the same release.
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  8. I'm really loving this. 3AM, Roll With Me, Emotional and ILY2 could have/ should have been on a proper album. But I suppose that bodes well for what actually made it into the album.
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  9. This is so fucking good oh my GOD

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  10. The production is deadly, the songwriting untouchable, the lyrics sharper and more emotional than ever...
    All of them are a 9 to 10 out of 10 for me but if I had to pick favorites: ''Roll With Me'', ''White Roses'' and ''Emotional''. The first for being so elevating and exciting, the other two for their True Romance PC Music-upgraded vibe. Those choruses are what chills are made of.
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  11. Emotional is incredible. Wow.
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  12. "Babygirl" is soooo Ronika. I love it.

    The whole thing is fantastic, though. "Emotional" and "ILY2" show a completely different side compared to "Dreamer" and "Blame It On You."
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  13. The writing is predictably ace, the production bounces and fizzes and pops and zips all over the place, everything is just spine tinglingy good. Amazing pop.
  14. Babygirl reminded me a lot of Ronika as well, but almost better if you can believe it just because uffies on the track!
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  15. The guitar solo at the end ILY2 is a highlight for me. As if things couldn't get any better, she throws it.

    I find Uffie's feature on ''Babygirl'' somewhat obnoxious. That would be the only ''but'' for me, yet its a quibble.
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  16. The Uffie feature is kind of disappointing, no? I mean, I love her, and I enjoy her delivery here, but I was hoping for a rap verse. What she does on Babygirl seems closer to her Tom Tom Club cover than her own solo stuff I love her for. I suppose this might hint at the new vibe she's got going on for her upcoming material? More singy, less rappy?
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  17. It was the standout for me... popjustice.
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  18. The hip-hop influences on some of the darker songs are very interesting, and kinda unexpected. They work surprisingly well.
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  19. 3AM & Roll With Me invented music.
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