Charli XCX – “Trophy”

Charli XCX will release a new EP at the end of this week with four new tracks (including “Vroom Vroom,” which she first played a version of last year). They’re all collaborations with SOPHIE, who she’s been working with for a while now, and it will be released via her new label, Vroom Vroom Recordings. (She also debuted two new signings to the that label today — RIVRS and CuckooLander.) “Trophy” is an energetic new Charli track that will be featured on the EP, and you can listen to it below.

Here’s a statement from Charli about her new label and EP:

Vroom Vroom Recordings is my new, experimental pop label and it will combine my love for bubblegum pop with mystery and darkness. The artists coming up through it will be sharp, potent, deadly, and ultimately, will leave their mark on pop music. RIVRS and CuckooLander are two artists who have so much intelligence, pop sensibility and potential – they know what they want and both have great vision. That inspires me and it’s why I want to work with them. I’ve always been fascinated by shy and introvert people – it’s something that I am mostly not – and I feel both acts are in ways. It captivates me and sucks me in, and I think their music will do the same for others.

I’ve worked with SOPHIE on the new EP and what we create together speaks for itself. Sometimes we get aggressive, sometimes we get beautiful; he pushes me and I push him. I’m making beautiful party songs right now and this is just the start. The album goes to other places and I can’t wait for people to hear it. I feel the most creative I have in a long time and I couldn’t be more excited for the next chapter.

01 “Vroom Vroom”
02 “Paradise” (Feat. Hannah Diamond)
03 “Trophy”
04 “Secret (Shh)”

The Vroom Vroom EP is out 2/26 via Vroom Vroom Recordings.