RIOT GRRRL LIVES: PEEP CHARLI XCX’S DOCUMENTARY ON WOMEN IN MUSIC
Charli XCX’s songs may sound like radio-friendly, hyper-happy pop, but the girl has punk and riot grrrl in her heart.
With The F Word and Me, a new documentary for BBC, the Break the Rules singer talks to fellow musicians (Marina and the Diamonds, Ryn Weaver, Jack Antonoff and more), to reveal what it’s really like to be a feminist in the music biz today. Whether it’s fighting for creative control or to show armpit hair, Charli and her brood are making pop more powerful than ever.
Those of us in the US are still looking for a way to stream the 40-min doc, but for now, here are a few choice nuggets: