April Playlist 2020

A lot of great music was released this month, so my April Playlist is pretty jam-packed: Charli XCX, Fiona Apple, Rina Sawayama, some great remixes, and a smattering of random great tracks. Quarantine has got me listening to a lot more music these days; I don’t know why I feel so compelled to start writing and sharing it, but here we are. I’ll be (hopefully) keeping up with maintaining monthly playlists. My past playlists are here. Throw me a follow on Pinterest or Apple Music while you are at it.

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Charli XCX – Claws

Charli XCX released Claws today, earlier than originally expected. She teased the second verse of this banger 1 or 2 weeks ago along with a few other demos and ideas. The fans pushed her to release this track and helped with the name. Other names that had been under consideration were “Clementine” (which Troye Sivan preferred) and “Everything About You”

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Charli XCX – Forever

New Track! The Angels are getting fed this month. Announcement of new album happened on Monday and here we are with a new track already, featuring 3 unique album art covers.

The sound of the track is a great representation of everything Charli has been doing with her music lately: more personal, the lush auto-tuned vocal cascades of Warm and the fuzzed out noise of Click. This juxtaposition shows up a lot on the self-titled Charli. I live for it. Seems like AG Cook and Dylan Brady likely worked on this one. Check out all the album art below.

Charli XCX – Forever (Regards Coupables album cover)
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