The future of pop music.

Words by

Luke Forester

Vroom Vroom is potentially the most bonkers pop release of the year.

Collecting four SOPHIE produced tracks, Charli XCX's latest EP is equal parts dark, noisy and sugar coated pop.

Despite its short running time, there are so many insanely perfect moments here: the Road Runner-esque "beep beep" in the chorus of the title track; the Hannah Diamond feature on 'Paradise' that finally makes her sound vaguely human; the Pulp Fiction sample on 'Trophy'.

I could just keep going. But at this point, almost everyone I know is sick of me talking about PC Music.

So just trust me, download this and make sure you've got good headphones too. Then eat an entire bag of lollies and dance around with me, this is the future of pop music.


This review was originally published in Fashion Journal issue 155. You can read the full issue here.

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Looks like this New Orleans band has finally hit its stride.
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An all-out glam rock album.
Is it wrong to want more?
A debut album four years in the making.
Frankly, not their best work.
A voice for the angry.
The little electro band that could.
This is the classic Garbage sound I grew up with.
You've made us proud.
Lacking M83's usual energy and creative spark.
Thanks to Bey, Tidal's finally making waves.
The self-awareness sets her apart.
Strangely underwhelming.
Could've used a little more soul.
Much like his twitter account, it's a bit of a mess.
Clearly a very personal album for frontman, Kele.
That Rihanna reign just don't let up.
There's still nobody out there with a voice like this.
Totally unnerving.
Take those early high school years and turn them into a bratty pop record.