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Charli XCX

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London, United Kingdom (2006 – present)

Charli XCX, born Charlotte Emma Aitchison on 2 August 1992, is an English singer-songwriter. Her debut album, True Romance, was released in April of 2013.

Charli’s career began at the age of 14. During the day she’d be at school - she loved art, hated music - and afterwards she’d write songs and produce raw demos in the bedroom of her parents’ house. By night, she’d be in London, UK in a “colourful, glittery world that didn’t really mean that much, but never claimed to either”.

In 2006, when Charli was 14 she organised her live performances through MySpace and regaled crowds with “nursery rhyme-esque rap pieces with me shouting ‘DINOSAUR SEX!’ while standing on a crate in a warehouse”. As a live promoter her dad had, once upon a time, booked acts like Bob Marley and Siouxsie & The Banshees at his club nights, but even he couldn’t prepare Charli for the parties she found herself performing at. She started performing such material as “Chas’s Song” from her debut, but later grew discontent with such music and wrote new songs, like the aforementioned “Dinosaur Sex!” and “I Wanna Be Darth Vader”.

Soon songs called things like ‘Art Bitch’ and (in reference to a friend of hers from school) ‘!Franchesckaar!’, created quite a buzz even extensively soundtracking catwalk shows in London and New York for the likes of Marc Jacobs and Victoria’s Secret For Interview magazine, she was photographed by David Bailey. These were exciting times, and then… she’ll admit it now - she just hadn’t found the aesthetic she was content with yet.

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  • shadetin

    This shoutbox was more fun and interesting back in the days when Brazil hadn't found out about Charli and started raping her shoutbox on a daily basis [76]

    yesterday evening Reply
  • Lucasuxxback

    Now I'm feeling so fly like a G6, Hell yeah ♥

    yesterday evening Reply
  • caiomarcelo

    This shoutbox was more fun and interesting back in the days when Brazil hadn't found out about Charli and started raping her shoutbox on a daily basis +

    yesterday evening Reply
  • thekillingspree

    It's sad to see this shoutbox becoming a Brazilian cesspool. Rosas negras pra vocês, crianças.

    yesterday afternoon Reply
  • thekillingspree

    henrikfelix

    yesterday afternoon Reply
  • selfishboy_

    pena desses gringos [5] Brasil samba, melhores fãs ♥

    yesterday afternoon Reply
  • JulioUzeda

    pena desses gringos [4]

    Yesterday 4:08pm Reply
  • henrikfelix

    A gente vai postar aqui em português sim e se reclamar a gente ainda posta mais.

    Yesterday 2:50pm Reply
  • henrikfelix

    pena desses gringos [3]

    Yesterday 2:49pm Reply
  • saritches

    "que direito você tem de falar de x artista se você escuta y" KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK MELHOR ARGUMENTO, daqui a pouco vão falar que não posso postar aqui porque ouço metal.

    Yesterday 2:29pm Reply
  • saritches

    Nunca vou entender o motivo da pessoa não gostar do artista e se dar o trabalho de ir até a shout só pra falar mal e criar briga com os fãs. E ainda sente a necessidade comparar outros artistas que nada tem a ver, puta coisa chata de gente que não tem o que fazer.

    Yesterday 2:16pm Reply
  • thekillingspree

    Give us that collab with Sky Ferreira already and make a video for it to look like a t.A.T.u. video! :>

    Yesterday 6:26am Reply
  • laserbeanz

    pena desses gringos [2]

    Yesterday 4:20am Reply
  • CharlieLeGrand

    KKKKKKKKKKKKK pena desses gringos

    Yesterday 3:45am Reply
  • feligron-

    tem gente que nem aqui vem e quotando vao lavar louça

    Yesterday 10:21pm Reply
  • thekillingspree

    Orkut 4 lyf <3

    Yesterday 9:22pm Reply
  • jeanalisson2006

    @thekillingspree pra mostrar que o orkut ainda vive em nossos corações <3

    Yesterday 6:14pm Reply
  • thekillingspree

    @Bruno: ironicamente, quem começou a fazer estas "correntes ridículas com números entre colchetes" foram, precisamente, os brasileiros :3

    14 Sep 2:27pm Reply
  • beyc4use

    This shoutbox was more fun and interesting back in the days when Brazil hadn't found out about Charli and started raping her shoutbox on a daily basis. [74]

    14 Sep 9:18am Reply
  • RussellChap

    come to brasil

    14 Sep 9:04am Reply
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