Following her early taste of success, Charli XCX famously needed to clear her head. "After [Icona Pop's "I Love It," co-written by Charli] people were asking me to replicate that song," she told FADER. "I was trying to, but it just wasn't working. I don't have a routine, and I think if I did I'd begin to really freak out." So she headed to Sweden to record a bunch of cathartic songs. But none of those ended up on her sophomore album, Sucker.
The singer unveiled one of the previously-unheard tunes, "Mow That Lawn," at a live performance over the weekend. "This is a brand new song," she announced. "It's about chilling the fuck out." Over a bass-heavy vamp, Charli channeled peak '70s New York rock ennui: I'm so bored of starting fights, just want to buy a house and live in the countryside/ I'm so over getting high, but trouble always comes to me and I don't know why. Listen above, and revisit FADER's interview with the singer.