Past TracksCharli XCX bares her fangs on this new track, proving that even though she's all of 18 years old, she's more-than-ready for adult life--at least in the romance department. The message to Mr. Wrong is clear: "...Now that you are gone / Stay away / Won't you just stay away." Literally, part of the chorus is just the two-word title repeated over and over. Clearly this relationship left a mark. That emotion colors Charli's music, as well. The production reminds me of the spooky tones you'd hear in a Salem record, or perhaps one from Balam Acab. But there is a pop heart pumping here, too, even if it's still bearing a deep-purple bruise.



The song's only available on iTunes in the UK, for the moment. Another "thank goodness for YouTube" event!

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