The future is now with Charli XCX’s new single for Nintendo

In a move that is extremely on brand for 2020, Charli XCX and Galantis have collaborated on a brand new song with Nintendo to celebrate the gaming company’s new theme park, Super Nintendo World in Japan. Yes, really.

The theme park is launching at Universal Studios ahead of the 2020 Olympics later this year, and the song, titled ‘We Are Born To Play’ is actually very much a bop. Paired with an absolutely insane video that shows Charli atop Princess Peach’s castle and hanging out with Toad, if the park itself is anything at all like this video then sign me the hell up. It’s a perfect slice of uplifting future-pop with a healthy dose of infectious lyrics to really let Charli shine.

Whether ‘We Are Born To Play’ is going to be added to Charli‘s setlists at her upcoming shows (including a run headlining this year’s Laneway festival) remains to be seen, but nonetheless we’re very much here for this.

ST JEROME’S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2020
Tickets here

Monday, 27th January
Albert Park, Auckland

Saturday, 1st February
Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane
16+

Sunday, 2nd February
The Domain, Sydney

Friday, 7th February
Harts Mill, Port Adelaide
16+

Saturday, 8th February
Footscray Park, Melbourne
16+

Sunday, 9th February
Esplanade Reserve & West End, Fremantle
16+

Words by Emma Jones

Image via The Fader

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