Gigs & Festivals

Charli XCX announces single, live pledge lottery

By | Published on Thursday 17 May 2012

Charli XCX

Alt popstar Charli XCX is releasing a new single entitled ‘You’re The One’ quite soon, on 30 Jul via Asylum Records, as it happens.

Apart from accompanying Coldplay and Santigold on their forthcoming North American tours, as well as appearing at a just announced headline show at London’s XOYO on 1 Aug, Charli is also running a new live initiative whereby she’ll play two further solo shows in as-yet undecided UK cities on 29 and 31 Jul.

Thanks to a joint venture with Detourjam – which does this sort of thing all the time – it’s up to you, the public, to decide which cities Charli visits. XCX fans must pledge a £7 ticket fee that’ll also register as a ‘vote’ for Charli to perform in their desired city. The first two cities to win 50 pledges or votes will guarantee a live cameo from Charli, and can “bask in the glory of knowing they are the biggest fans”.

Those living in or near one of the eligible sites (these being Glasgow, Manchester, Brighton, Leeds, Bristol and Birmingham), can make pledges at this URL here.

And here Charli is again, mingling with Ed Sheeran in her self-made SxSW tour diary: