“Baby” is the seventh track from Charli XCX’s fifth studio album “CRASH”, which was released on the 18th March 2022 through Asylum and Warner Records UK.
“Baby” sees Charli XCX cater to mainstream pop, and take on an 80’s post-disco sound, discussing the power sexuality and the right to feel good about oneself. Speaking to Apple Music, Charli XCX spoke about the song’s inspirations and messages:’
“[…] It’s about sex and sexuality and having good sex and just feeling yourself essentially […] hyper-sexualized, feminine power zone was where I was feeling myself going, and “Baby” was the genesis of this.
The music video was released on the 1st March 2022 via Charli XCX”s official YouTube channel. Directed by Imogene Strauss and Luke Orlando, the video shows the singer sensually dancing in a large living room with a pair of dancers dressed similarly to her in the background. As of the 19th May 2022, the video had a total of 1.8 million views and 67 thousand likes.
Read the lyrics to “Baby” here.
*All information accurate at the time of publishing