February 10, 2015 11:13 AM EST

It’s tradition for pop artists visiting BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to cover a song by one their peers, and it often leads to genre-pushing results — like Haim covering Beyoncé. When “Fancy” singer Charli XCX stopped by recently, she gave Taylor Swift’s Grammy-nominated “Shake It Off” a punk-rock makeover that would have sounded right at home on her new album, Sucker, thanks to its rolling bass line and Ramones-esque shouts.

Surprisingly, for an artist who’s known for her breathy spoken-word breakdowns, Charli skips Taylor’s “This. Sick. Beat.” chant to barrel right into the bridge. Then again, maybe she just wants to respect the 1989‘s singer possible trademark.

Write to Nolan Feeney at nolan.feeney@time.com.

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