Charli XCX, the acclaimed pop artist, has unveiled a new track titled ‘Speed Drive’ from Barbie the Album, the soundtrack for the upcoming Greta Gerwig-directed film Barbie. The song, produced by Charli XCX’s frequent collaborator Easyfun, adds another layer of excitement to the much-anticipated movie. Listen to the song:
‘Speed Drive’: A New Addition to Barbie the Album
‘Speed Drive’ is the latest addition to Barbie the Album, following tracks from PinkPantheress (‘Angel’), Karol G and Aldo Ranks (‘Watati’), and Dua Lipa (‘Dance the Night’).
Last week, Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice released the RiotUSA-produced single ‘Barbie World,’ which creatively reinterprets Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl.’ Barbie the Album, set to release on July 21, coincides with the premiere of the Barbie movie in theaters. Watch the music video for the Minaj/Spice track below:
Charli XCX: A Star On and Off the Stage
Beyond her contribution to Barbie the Album, Charli XCX is set to star in the remake of the 1978 cult horror film Faces of Death. The film also features Euphoria’s Barbie Ferreira and Stranger Things’ Dacre Montgomery. In April, she performed at Coachella, where she was joined on stage by Troye Sivan, further cementing her status as a dynamic performer.
The Anticipation Builds for Barbie the Movie
The release of ‘Speed Drive’ adds to the growing anticipation for Barbie the Movie. With a star-studded soundtrack featuring some of the biggest names in pop music, the film is set to be a cultural event. As fans eagerly await the release of Barbie the Album and the premiere of Barbie the Movie, Charli XCX’s ‘Speed Drive’ offers a tantalizing taste of what’s to come.
The release of ‘Speed Drive’ is a significant moment in the lead-up to the premiere of Barbie the Movie. With contributions from top artists like Charli XCX, the soundtrack promises to be as memorable as the film. Fans can look forward to more exciting announcements and releases as the release date approaches.