Charli XCX joins forces with Christine and the Queens for ‘Gone’

Charli XCX is back with another new song from her much-anticipated third studio album. On Thursday (July 18), the musician released the music video for her latest single, “Gone.” The track features musician Christine and the Queens.

Watch the Colin Solal Cardo-directed music video above.

“Gone” joins previously released tracks “1999” and “Blame it on Your Love” on Charli. Charli is due out Sept. 13 through Atlantic Records. Pre-orders for the album are available here.

Christine and the Queens join several other prominent special guests on the forthcoming studio effort. HAIM, Troye Sivan, Sky Ferreira, Kim Petras, and many more round out the 15-track album.

Charli is the follow-up to 2014’s Sucker.

Charli will sit down with Christine and the Queens for a one-on-one chat about their collaboration on Monday, July 22 at 1 p.m. EST. The conversation will stream live on her Beats 1 show The Candy Shop.

Last month, Charli announced a slew of tour dates for later this year. The Charli LIVE World Tour will invade North America throughout September and October.

As the time of publication, a handful of shows have been classified as sold out. Those gigs include Showbox Market in Seattle on Oct. 4, the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on Oct. 18, Union Transfer in Philadelphia on Oct. 19, and her final tour stop at Terminal 5 in New York on Oct. 22.

Tommy Genesis, Brooke Candy, Dorian Electra, and Allie X will support Charli on select dates.

The full list of upcoming tour dates can be found here.

Relient K Drummer Leaves

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After three members of Relient K dropped off their current tour with HelloGoodbye and William Beckett, now comes word that they have officially lost their drummer, Ethan Luck. Luck posted the following statement about his abrupt departure after only being with the band for five years.

“To all the great fans of Relient K

It saddens me, more than you know, to tell you that I have left Relient K.  Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for the last 5 years.  You all made me feel like I was in the band longer than I was.  Thank you all for taking the time and spending the money to come to the shows, allowing me to have a job in music.  Thank you for spending time with me after shows, having good conversation or just saying hello.  I am beyond grateful.  I love being on tour so much and I can’t wait to play for you all again.  I’m currently out with Cold War Kids, guitar teching.  Come on out to a show and say hello!  Trust me when I say, I wish this would have turned out differently.  I tried my very best to not have things get to this point.

God Bless You All.

Ethan Luck”

When it was announced that three of the members would not be heading out on tour with them, Luck was one of the three who would not be present. So far, the band have not released a statement about Luck’s departure nor who would be filling in for him on tour.