Iconic pop pioneer Charli XCX teams up with French pop phenomenon Christine and the Queens to release new track Gone, and its electrifying music video; the co-written Gone is taken from XCX’s upcoming album Charli – out September 13th.
A highly anticipated collaboration between two pop sensations, Gone is a dynamic, pulsating, and hard-hitting ode to the complexities of falling prey to others’ opinions.
A perfect pop harmony between XCX and Chris, Gone has already been scouted by Annie Mac for the Hottest Record in the World title.
Following the track’s live debut at Primavera Sound Festival, today Gone officially releases with an incredible accompanying music video, featuring Charli XCX and Christine and the Queens intensely bound on opposite ends of a car.
As the song unfolds, Chris frees herself and Charli from their ties, leading the pair to reunite in an explosive and charged performance.
The release of Gone follows Charli XCX’s announcement of her new album Charli to release on September 13th and her transatlantic tour Charli LIVE for Autumn and is Chris’ first new song since releasing her critically acclaimed album Chris last year.
The art of collaboration is at the heart of the album, a verified saviour of pop, Charli seamlessly binds musical genres from the vast pop spectrum.
With Executive Production by Charli XCX and A. G. Cook, collaborators include Lizzo, Christine and the Queens, Haim, Troye Sivan, Brooke Candy, CupcakKe, Big Freedia, Sky Ferreira, Clairo, and Yaeji.
Charli teamed with AR makeup artist Ines Alpha to design her artworks with the goal of dismantling classic beauty ideals, a pairing that resulted in her striking album cover.
Multi-Award-Winning Charli has accrued two Billboard Music Awards, a YouTube Music Award, two Sesac ‘Songwriter of the Year’ Awards, plus nominations at the Grammys, BRIT Awards, and MTV EMA’s.
As trailblazer behind the multi-platinum and global No.1’s “Fancy”, “I Love It” and the hit “Boom Clap”, Charli has also released the critically-acclaimed mixtapes ‘Number 1 Angel’ and ‘Pop 2’, and released her prolific summer crush anthem “Boys” and “1999 featuring Troye Sivan”.
This year Charli attended the Met Gala as a special guest of Vogue and performed for the amFAR Gala at the Cannes Film Festival. Charli will perform at summer festival stages including Pukkelpop and Reading & Leeds amongst many others throughout August.
Charli LIVE will open on September 20th for an impressive 21 dates in the USA prior to kicking off 19 dates throughout Europe including a show at London’s O2 Brixton Academy for a momentous October 31st Halloween show.