Charli XCX has dropped an electrifying collaboration with Sam Smith titled “In The City,” released as a standalone single. The song opens with an enticing electronic loop, perfectly setting the scene for a night of dancing under club lights, as Charli’s vocals take center stage. She sings, “I’m focused in on a moment / All the lights and diamonds in the sky.”
This collaboration between Charli XCX and Sam Smith is nothing short of a shimmering match made in heaven.
According to Charli, the song is all about finding people you genuinely love and connect with during wild nights out and parties in enchanting places. It encapsulates the feeling of acceptance, the magnificence of being embraced in queer spaces, and those rare encounters with unforgettable individuals.
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Fans had long suspected that these two artists were cooking up something exciting. Charli’s “Speed Drive” music video, where she receives a call from Smith, appeared to be a teaser for this collaboration. In addition to the release of “In The City,” Charli recently posted an emotional video defending Sam Smith against online bullying, emphasizing the significance of supporting fellow artists.
According to a press release, there are additional remixes of the song set to drop on October 28, just in time to provide the perfect soundtrack for Halloween parties.
“In The City” is a intriguing fusion of two brilliant artists, Charli XCX and Sam Smith, and a testament to the magic that can happen when they join forces.