Number 1 Angel, Charli XCX’s latest mixtape, emerged after three years without any major releases on Charli’s end. That’s not to say that she hasn’t been busy — in the past year alone, Charli has crossed over into J-Pop, performed on Kimmel on white fur-lined set while wearing a white fur bikini and released her Vroom Vroom EP.
So as you can see Charlie has learned a lot and developed her sound. You can feel that in whole Number 1 Angel. What immediately got into my ear was song ILY2. This is a mid electropop sound that is really catchy – I’m looking at you Carly Rae Jepsen. And what is interesting you can start to feel a bit of a J pop influence creeping underneath this song. For me just perfect Sunday pop song of the day, have a listen: