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Charli XCX Premieres New Single 'Break the Rules', Announces Second LP 'Sucker'

August 19, 2014 (8:46 am) GMT
The British singer says the punk/rock track is inspired by lots of things she listened to while making a punk album in Sweden.
Charli XCX

has previewed her upcoming sophomore album with a new track titled "Break the Rules". Premiering on Monday, August 18 on Buzzfeed, the punk-flavored jam finds the British beauty showing off her rebel side.

"I don't wanna go to school/ I just want to break the rules," the 22-year-old star sings the chorus. "Boys and girls across the world/ Putting on our dancing shoes/ Going to the discotheque / Getting high and getting wrecked."

"The song is inspired by a lot of the things I was listening to whilst in Sweden at the end of last year," she told Buzzfeed of the track. "I spent about a month making a punk record and covering songs by Swedish punk bands like Snuffed By The Yakuza and stuff. This song was written when I came out of the other side of that punk phase and translated it into something more pop. Obviously, it's about not giving a f**k."

"Break the Rules" comes as the latest single off Charli's newly-announced album, "". The follow-up to her 2013 debut set "" is due out on October 21 via Neon Gold/Atlantic Records.

2014 is a big year for Charli. The singer, who was featured in 's breakthrough single "I Love It", recently topped Billboard Hot 100 with her monster collaboration with , "Fancy". Her "Boom Clap" from the soundtrack of "" also entered the chart's top 10 earlier this month.



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