Charli XCX is good at appealing to big pop fans and alt-kids alike because her songs are effortlessly likeable, but there’s enough of an unexpected snarl to keep them interesting. Heck, True Romance was one of our favorite albums last year, so we’re on board.
Today Charli dropped Break The Rules, a soft, anti-authority anthem off her upcoming album, Sucker. A squelching beat parades around her prank-pulling teen swagger—appropriate for that impending back-to-school ennui. Sucker is out at the end of October via Neon Gold/Atlantic. Listen below.