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Charli XCX opened up about her own personal battles with mental health issues and revealed how it has been heightened by unfair criticism for the release of her latest album “Crash.”
The 29-year-old artist wrote on Twitter: “I have been feeling like I can’t do anything right at the moment,” emphasizing that her supporters frequently make her feel “safe” even in the middle of the toxicity inside social media.
She continued to say that she is particularly troubled by “angry” comments for the “Crash” campaign. “I’ve been grappling a lot with my mental health the past few months and obviously it makes negativity and criticism harder to handle when I come across it.”
She guaranteed that her dedication is nothing short of astounding as she works her “ass off” on offering track after track for her fans, even if some people don’t like what she releases. Songs released in her album thus far include singles “Good Ones,” “New Shapes,” which is in collaboration with Caroline Polachek and Christine and the Queens, and “Beg for You,” starring Rina Sawayama.
“In the meantime,” she concluded, “I’m thinking of just drafting tweets from a far [sic] when I feel like saying something and having someone else post them, just for a little while, because I can’t really handle it here right now.”
Her lead single “Good Ones” reached the highest-charting solo single in the UK after “Boys” in 2017; her collaboration with Joel Corry, Jax Jones, and Saweetie “Out Out,” on the other hand, marked her first-ever overall top 10 hit in England after “Doing It” in 2015.
The release of her single, “Beg for You” earlier this year ranked him No. 29 on the UK charts. This is Sawayama’s highest rank ever in British music history.
“It feels to me like one of those songs that comes on at the height of the party where you are a little bit f***ed up, you maybe want to cry, but you also want to dance,” said Charli XCX in an interview about “Beg for You.”
“When I was driving through LA listening to this beat for the first time, I felt a real sense of euphoria – but also this quite nostalgic thing. Because it’s a garage beat, it reminded me of being at home in the UK, at a house party with my friends who I’ve known since I was 12 years old.”