Enigmatic songstress Allie X has debuted a passionate new duet with Valley Girl today in anticipation of her forthcoming album COLLXTION II (out June 9 via Twin Music). The song’s slinky bassline weaves around a wistful melody and poignant lyrics of tenderness and heartache, further exploring the album’s themes of loss and reclamation of identity. COLLXTION II is available for pre-order now.

Photo Credit: Jungle George

Photo Credit: Jungle George

With the release of this new track, Allie X continues to unveil the facets of her persona and bring listeners deeper into the world of X. “Need You” follows the release of her single “Paper Love,” which premiered via Noisey. Each new song reveals more of Allie X through her expressive lyricism, innovative visuals and captivating live performance to bring fans one step closer to stripping back the mystery that surrounds her.

Allie X’s debut EP COLLXTION I was released in 2015 to critical acclaim, including praise from Pitchfork, The FADER, Nylon, and more; Stereogum proclaimed her “a new pop act worth paying attention to” while Elle declared her “pop’s next power player.” Her wholly unique dark pop sound found fans in Katy Perry and Troye Sivan, who she recently supported on his North American tour after co-writing a number of songs on his debut album including hit single “Youth.” COLLXTION I introduced listeners to the world of X – a fantasy universe for introspection and self-expression – that garnered the singer a fervent fanbase that provides inspiration for each new song and grows with each release.