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“Sucker” Album Review


Sucker is the second Studio Album by Singer Charli XCX, released through Asylum Records, Atlantic Records, and Neon Gold Records. The album was named the sixth best of 2014 by Rolling Stone. “Boom Clap”, the first single released from Sucker, was released worldwide on June 17, 2014. It is also part of the soundtrack album of The Fault in Our Stars. It is a commercial success, peaking at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart and number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has sold more than one million copies in the United States. The song has sold over 200,000 copies in the UK and has received silver certification.
“Break the Rules” was released as the second single from the album. The song and its accompanying music video were released on August 25, 2014. Following this, the songs “London Queen,” “Gold Coins,” and “Breaking Up” were released on iTunes. The video for “Breaking Up” was released on December 2nd, 2014. It begins with a boy, who plays XCX’s boyfriend, telling his parents and XCX that all the girls in school love him. XCX, who becomes angry, breaks a glass and the song begins. The video was filmed in a vintage-style bowling alley. Sucker’s mix of youth and sophistication is more than a little volatile, and sometimes it feels like XCX is still figuring out what really works for her music. Nevertheless, it succeeds as an introduction to Charli XCX the Pop Star while retaining her whip-smart songwriting and attitude.

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