Charli XCX, born Charlotte Aitchison on 2 August 1992, is an English singer-songwriter. Her debut album, True Romance, was released in April of 2013. Charli's career began at the age of 14. During the day she’d be at school - she loved art, hated music - and afterwards she’d write songs and produce raw demos in the bedroom of her parents' house. By night, she’d be in London in a “colourful, glittery world that didn't really mean that much, but never claimed to either”.