11.7.12 - New Music - Charli XCX and Brooke Candy
Charli XCX is one of the most exciting names in the underground, and she only continues to show why this is true. She has been releasing single after single and mixtape after mixtape, and people have been noticing.
The latest is a collaboration with Brooke Candy (I don’t know who she is either, but I’m going to look her up), a song called “Cloud Aura”. You’re intrigued right from the start with a name like that.
Charli XCX – “Cloud Aura (ft. Brooke Candy)”
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Interesting tune. I like it, I do, but it’s interesting. Actually, I couldn’t help but hear the harmonies and the melody from Blu Cantrell’s famous one hit wonder “Hit Em Up Style” on the chorus. Here, listen:
Blu Cantrell – “Hit Em Up Style”
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I hear the whole “there goes the house we made a home / there goes you’ll never leave me alone” in Charli’s super autotuned vocals. Am I right? If not, that’s ok. Worst case scenario, we all just got to hear “Hit Em Up Style” again, and that is never a bad thing.
Either way, interesting song. Keep the momentum going, Charli.
You can download the song for free by going to her <a href="http://charlixcxmusic.com/">website</a>. Don’t worry though, I’m going to write a whole thing about that.