English singer Charli XCX is heading to London, and performing just one show in the capital as part of her ‘Crash’ tour.
The tour is in support of her brand new 2022 album ‘Crash’ and is seeing her perform all over the UK.
The singer gained major recognition as she featured on the soundtrack for the popular movie ‘The Fault in our Stars’, but what has she been up to since?
When is Charli XCX performing in London?
Charli XCX is to perform just one show in London, and will be taking to the stage at the Alexandra Palace on 19 May 2022.
The star is no stranger to the capital, as she was born just 61 miles away in Cambridge.
Where else is she performing?
Before London, Charli XCX, real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison is set to perform in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham, and then head to Norwich, Sheffield, Nottingham and more after London.
Her full UK and Ireland tour dates are:
13 May, Dublin, Olympia Theatre
15 May, Glasgow O2 Academy
17 May, Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
18 May, Birmingham, O2 Academy
19 May, London, Alexandra Palace
21 May, Norwich, Norwich Nick Rayns
23 May, Nottingham, Rock City
Are tickets available?
Tickets for her show at the Alexandra Palace are now available, but Ticketmaster has labelled the show as ‘limited availability’ due to how close it is.
Tickets can be purchased from Ticketmaster for £33.95 each.
What might the set list be?
Due to the tour being underway, as she has already covered the United States, a possible setlist, courtesy of setlist.fm looks like this:
- Move Me
- Constant Repeat
- Every Rule
- Party 4 U
- Used To Know Me
- Beg For You
- Boom Clap
- New Shapes
- Vroom Vroom
- Unlock It
- Good Ones
This setlist was compiled from her show at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois on 29 April 2022.
Who is Charli XCX?
Her stage name, Charli XCX stands for Charli kiss Charli, which was a username she used on the old messaging app MSN.
Her music career began back in 2008, when she was just 15/16. She began to post songs on Myspace, which eventually led to her discovery, and she was invited by a promoter who invited her to perform at warehouse raves.
Two years later in 2010, she signed a recording contact with Asylum Records.
After tasting some success in 2012, her big break would come in 2014 as she In 2014, contributed with the hook and bridge to the Iggy Azalea song ‘Fancy’. That song finished the year as one of the best selling singles worldwide, and was nominated for two Grammy Awards.
That same year, she would have solo success, as she released the song ‘Boom Clap’ which became her first top-ten single on the Billboard 100.
More recently, she featured on the Jax Jones and Joel Corry single “Out Out” which became a top-ten song, and in 2022 she released her latest studio album named ‘Crash’ which became her first number one album in Ireland, Australia and the UK, whilst also becoming her first top-ten album in the United States.