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Charli XCX on 'Sucker': 'I haven't made an album to get on pop radio'
Charli XCX on 'Sucker': 'I haven't made an album to get on pop radio'

Charli XCX was the only act at this month’s KIIS-FM Jingle Ball to end her set as the leader of a punk band might, slamming down her microphone and stalking offstage with a scowl on her face. The British singer’s unruly exit made sense, though, given that her delightfully bratty new album “Sucker,” out this week, feels like a punk record masquerading as a big-ticket pop release. Her second major-label disc following 2013's dreamier “True Romance,” “Sucker” arrives at the end of a transformative year for Charli XCX, who as a songwriter scored huge hits with Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s...

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