Charli XCX is one of a kind.
One of the most riveting voices in pop culture, her creative ferocity is linked to a willingness to step well outside the boundaries.
Mixtapes like 2018's 'Pop 2' have underlined her prowess, with a string of stellar singles building up to incoming album 'Charli'.
First, though, she returned to the UK for a stellar performance at the weekend's Reading and Leeds festival.
Clash photographer Lauren McDermott got up close at Reading...