Charli XCX - Sucker
Critic Score
Based on 28 reviews
2014 Ratings: #140 / 842
User Score
Based on 268 ratings
2014 Ratings: #149
December 16, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Neon Gold / Atlantic / Label
Electropop, Pop, Pop Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

It succeeds as an introduction to Charli XCX the Pop Star while retaining her whip-smart songwriting and attitude.

80
Clash

This collection’s predecessor, 2013’s ‘True Romance’, showcased an artist willing to take on the pop world. ‘Sucker’ finds that same, singular performer rewriting the rules entirely, never mind breaking any, and beating pop at its own game.

70
Under The Radar

For her second album Sucker, Charli has created a shotgun blast of EDM-heavy pop that doesn't feel formulaic like so many other major label releases that look to blow up dance floors.

67
A.V. Club

It does craft a distinct sound that represents a significant step forward in turning her into a bona fide solo act.

Jul 2, 2015*
exception
78
EDIT: yeah, so i thought that this was an awesome album a few months ago, but its basic pop, still good, but basic.
original review:
this was a surprise to me. i first heard boom clap when the trailers for "the fault in our stars" came out, and i thought it was a catchy song, but was unsure how long it would last. charli xcx proved herself with this very strong album full of radio ready pop anthems. i love the different feels of each track, and just charli's expression put into the ... read more
Feb 24, 2017
mymanicandl
84
Underestimated
Apr 20, 2018
Vict0r
79
Depois do sucesso de Fancy e I Love It e o nome de Charli ficar em evidência na indústria, já era de se esperar que seu segundo álbum fosse mais acessível e radiofônico do que seu álbum de estreia, é um álbum pop mas flerta com o punk e new wave, podemos não ter mais as letras reflexivas do True Romance, mas Sucker cumpre sua tarefa como álbum pop, bastante divertido, irônico em alguns momentos com essa persona de ... read more
Nov 25, 2015
73
The album starts out pretty good and as it goes on, at least for me, the momentum drops and it gets pretty bad. Even though it's only on the Target edition, her cover of Money (That's What I Want) is EASILY the worst song on the album.

Key tracks: Sucker, Boom Clap, Gold Coins
Jul 17, 2018
76fex
NR
I've never listened to this album; I don't think I'd like it. 50.
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Track List
  1. Sucker
  2. Break the Rules
  3. London Queen
  4. Breaking Up
  5. Gold Coins
  6. Boom Clap
  7. Doing It (feat. Rita Ora)
  8. Body of My Own
  9. Famous
  10. Hanging Around
  11. So Over You
  12. Die Tonight
  13. Caught in the Middle
  14. Need Ur Luv
  15. Red Balloon (Bonus Track)


Added on: August 18, 2014