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A perfectly crafted album, that makes seamless the connection between her electropop sensibilites and her avant-garde artistry. The 15-track record positions her as one of the most interesting female artists of our time in the leagues of art-pop queen Lorde, avant-garde/electronic pioneer fka twigs and experimental synth pop icon Grimes. The album shows and extensive array of influences but she manages to make it all work together and delivers a more diverse and fresh sensation than her previous records. The album opener seems like the perfect intro to the album, it's bold and agressive, featuring dreamy synths and a harsh electronic-experimental beat over Charli's autotuned vocals belting in a hip hop inspired flow. Gone ft christine and the queens is probably the best song on the album, showcasing both her hitmaker pop chops and her more progressive take on music, the production feautres characteristics from 80s synthpop sounds mixed with futuristic quasi robotic sounds and vocal production. Cross you out ft sky is a vulnerable song, featuring industrial synths, slow beats and Sky's dreamy vocals which sort of feels like a sedated version of The Cure gone electro. Click ft kim and tommy is a daring collaboration blending hip hop structure with noisy and experimental beats. Warm ft haim founds Charli as her sofest self, featuring dream pop synths, underwater quasi-worldbeat and lucsious harmonies with unique avant garde vocal production. Thoughts (probably my fave song from the album) finds Charli in her most vulnerable persona, the production of the song recalls Bowie's low with the drone inflected synth and minimal electronic beat. White Mercedes is probably one of the most commercial appealing songs, her lyrics are intimate and the production is a synthpop majesty. Silver Cross is an icy produced song, with lush synths and fueled brassy electronic beats. I don't wanna know echoes and 80s prom, with and arena-rock infused metallic slow beat. Official showcases Charli's most romantic side, featuring production that at times reminds me of Kate bush with the fairy, childlike soundscapes and the electronic harp. Shake ft big freedia, cupcakke, brooke candy and pablo vittar is the ultimate strip-club anthem, it's probably the most avant-pop song from the record, containing bold and hyper experimental production. The closing tracks, february 2017 ft clairo and yaeji and 2099 ft troye are similar in production, keeping the experimental vibe of the album but with a more sedated feel to it. Surprisingly, the first singles 1999 ft troye, a nostalgic 90s inspired eurodance-pop track and blame it on your love ft lizzo, a rework from the acclaimed track 10, consisting of production that feels as M.I.A going pop, with a fusion on wordleabt and r&b are the most noncohesive and weakest tracks of the record but still they are fun, danceable tracks that are meant to have a good time rather than appreacting their craftmanship. Overall, and exciting and innovative album.… Expand