To continue the artist-centric playlists, we make a small turn towards the hyperactive, overproduced mural that is pop music today. One person in particular amplifies these often tiring signifiers to the point where they become flat-out bonkers, yet still captivating.
This artist is Charli XCX. She may not be the first name that springs to mind when you’re going to smoke weed — but trust me, it’s a good fit. “I always think about you when I’m high,” flutters her auto-tuned voice on ‘Delicious.’ “Baby you’re the love of my life, selling all the drugs that I like,” she croons on ‘Drugs.’
The singular artist “has more energy than the Energizer Bunny,” according to Pitchfork, so a sativa may be the way to go.
For more Toking Tunes, follow Word on the Tree on Spotify.