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Lorde says third album is coming

17 Jun 2019

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Lorde has confirmed that her new album is getting close. The 22-year-old singer – whose real name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor – announced in an Instagram post on Sunday (16.06.19) celebrating the two-year anniversary of the release of her…

Lorde learns piano for new album

28 Nov 2018

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Lorde has been learning piano for her next album. The 'Royals' hitmaker released her second record 'Melodrama' – which featured producer Jack Antonoff playing keys – in 2017, but the singer has been practicing ahead of his third studio LP. Opening…

Lorde accuses Kanye West of stealing her live show ideas

13 Nov 2018

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Lorde has accused Kanye West of "stealing" her production ideas for his and Kid Cudi's Kids See Ghosts live show. The 'Royals' hitmaker has commented on part of the duo's collaborative show at Camp Flog Gnaw festival over the weekend, which saw them…

Lorde loves Run The Jewels remix

1 Mar 2018

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Lorde has praised Run The Jewels for their remix of her hit 'Supercut'. The 21-year-old star couldn't contain her excitement over the hip hop duo - who will be joining her on the US leg of her 'Melodrama' world tour - putting their own twist on the…

Lorde and Jack Antonoff silence heckler

25 Jan 2018

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Lorde shut down a heckler who called her out for cancelling her concert in Israel at the Ally Coalition Talent Show. The 'Green Light' singer complimented the crowd at New York's Town Hall on Wednesday (24.01.18) as "so nice" before performing a…

Lorde thinks Cardi B was deserving of 'big' Grammys

19 Jan 2018

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Lorde thinks Cardi B was deserving of a nomination in the "big categories" for this year's Grammys. The 'Green Light' hitmaker is a massive fan of the 'MotorSport' rapper and believes she should be up for one of the top prizes at the annual…

Lorde cancels Israel show

27 Dec 2017

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Lorde has cancelled her upcoming concert in Israel. The 21-year-old singer had been due to perform in Tel Aviv as part of her 'Melodrama' world tour on June 5 2018, but after she received "an overwhelming number of messages" asking her to cancel the…

Lorde responds after facing backlash over planned Tel Aviv gig

22 Dec 2017

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Lorde is contemplating calling off her show in Israel after fans called on her to boycott the country for its treatment of Palestinians. Two fans of the 'Green Light' singer, who are from her native New Zealand, wrote an open letter to the pop star…

Lorde's Sober was inspired by 'wild and fluorescent' summer

26 Sep 2017

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Lorde's track 'Sober' was conceived after a "wild and fluorescent" summer in New Zealand. The 20-year-old star, who was born in Auckland, has opened up about the creative process behind the intriguing song on her new album 'Melodrama', saying she…

Lorde opens up about her career struggles

18 Sep 2017

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Lorde felt pressured to take on "everybody's voice" with her debut album 'Pure Heroine'. The 20-year-old singer - whose full name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor - has admitted when she released her first LP at the age of 16 she felt very…

Lorde's third album to 'explore new worlds'

3 Jul 2017

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Lorde's third album will "explore new worlds". The 'Green Light' hitmaker only released her second studio venture 'Melodrama' last month, but it seems she's already thinking about material for the next record as she took to Twitter on Sunday…

Lorde reveals her love of challenges

20 Jun 2017

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Lorde feels a need to "run toward the thing that feels challenging and scary". The 20-year-old singer-songwriter released her second studio album, 'Melodrama', earlier this month and has revealed that the single 'Green Light' was inspired by her…

Lorde rewired during latest LP

19 Jun 2017

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Lorde was "rewired to become an adult" when she made her album 'Melodrama'. The 20-year-old star has grown up a lot since she first found fame and felt "more aware of her age" than she ever had when she worked on her latest LP. She said: "I felt…

Lorde announces new album and UK tour, find out how to buy tickets

14 Jun 2017

Royals singer will play five shows across the country in support of her hotly anticipated second album Melodrama

Pop starlet Lorde is to tour the UK in, with tickets on sale Fri 16 Jun at 10am. The New Zealand born singer-songwriter is gearing up to release her second album Melodrama, and will tour extensively in support. The UK shows begin at Manchester's O2…

Lorde announces Melodrama tour

9 Jun 2017

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Lorde has announced a string of tour dates in support of her new album 'Melodrama'. The 20-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday (08.06.17) to tell her fans she will be taking to the stage in the UK, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia later…

Lorde apologises to fans after Free Press Summer Fest cancelled

5 Jun 2017

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Lorde's performance at Free Press Summer Fest was cancelled after flash flooding. The 'Green Light' hitmaker took to Twitter to apologise to her fans who were waiting to see her at the event in Houston, Texas after the festival got called off due to…

Lorde self-medicated after break up

5 Jun 2017

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Lorde went to a "crazy place" after she split from her boyfriend. The 'Green Light' hitmaker ended her relationship with photographer James Lowe in late 2015 and admits she "self-medicated" with alcohol and music after the painful break up. She…

Lorde to drop new song soon

31 May 2017

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Lorde is to release a new song on Friday (02.06.17). The 'Green Light' hitmaker shared some lyrics to the track with her 4.8 million Twitter followers on Tuesday evening (30.05.17). They read: "Every night, I live & die - feel the party to my…

Lorde recalls 'strange' scene in Green Light video

11 May 2017

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Lorde admits dancing on top of a car in the video for her single 'Green Light' was one of the "strangest" things she's ever done. The 20-year-old singer-songwriter is filmed dancing in a club and around a city in the video for her new track, which…

Lorde, Lana Del Rey and more for Radio One's Big Weekend

19 Apr 2017

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Lorde, Lana Del Rey and Kasabian are among those confirmed to perform at Radio One's Big Weekend in Hull. The UK radio station's annual music festival will be held at Burton Constable Hall in Hull on May 27 and May 28, and the full line-up has been…

Lorde's Green Light inspired by 'big jangly' hand movement

5 Apr 2017

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Lorde's 'Green Light' was inspired by the "big jangly" hand movements of Florence + The Machine's keyboard player. The 20-year-old singer has revealed the unusual influence for the second single from her forthcoming LP 'Melodrama' was musician…

Lorde teases 'lethal dose' of new music

21 Mar 2017

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Lorde is set to drop a "lethal dose" of new music for her fans soon. The 'Royals' hitmaker took to Twitter on Tuesday (21.03.17) to reply to comments from her 4.6 million followers about the songs that feature on her forthcoming album…

Lorde is 'proud' of new single

13 Mar 2017

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Lorde is "really proud" of the lyrics she created for her new single 'Liability'. The 20-year-old singer has just dropped her latest track on her adoring fans around the world and has admitted she's really impressed with the work she produced because…

Lorde will release new album Melodrama in June

10 Mar 2017

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Lorde is set to release her new album 'Melodrama' in June. The 20-year-old singer has publicly announced on social media her upcoming LP will be officially unveiled on June 16, and the star teased the exciting news with the release of an entirely…

Lorde's Green Light is about her first 'major heartbreak'

3 Mar 2017

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Lorde's new single 'Green Light' is about her first "major heartbreak". The 20-year-old singer dropped her eagerly-anticipated first song since 2014's 'Yellow Flicker Beat' on Thursday (02.03.17), and has now revealed the lyrics were her way of…