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New Band Of The Week: Lorde

Profile by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 7 June 2013

THIS NZ TEEN is about to make a big splash beyond blog-land. Think Lily meets Lana, only cuter and more cutting. ...

Lorde: Pure Heroine

Review by Holly Gleason, Paste, 1 October 2013

"DON'T YOU THINK that it's boring how people talk," Lorde hypnotically intones as Pure Heroine, her wildly anticipated debut opens on the confessional 'Tennis Court'. ...

Lorde be praised

Interview by Rob Fitzpatrick, The Sunday Times, 27 October 2013

The 16-year-old Ella Yelich-O'Connor looks like the most remarkable songwriter of her generation ...

Lorde: Pure Heroine (Universal)

Review by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, 21 November 2013

THE BILLBOARDS glower on high streets in black and white, their closest visual neighbour in music being the artwork for Joy Division's final album, Closer. ...

Lorde: 'People Have Treated Me Like A Fascinating Toy'

Interview by Kate Mossman, The Observer, 24 November 2013

She's the pop phenomenon of 2013, chalking up No. 1s around the world, signing a £1.5m deal and hanging out with Bowie. How does it ...

Lorde: Sound Academy, Toronto

Live Review by Juliette Jagger, Exclaim!, 16 March 2014

A LONE SPOTLIGHT cut through the blackness in the room to reveal Lorde at centre stage, where her presence was immediately overwhelming. ...

Lorde: 'Green Light'

Review by Maura Johnston, The Guardian, 2 March 2017

The 20-year-old New Zealand singer makes a triumphant return with a stellar '90s-inspired pop song about her first heartbreak. ...

Lorde talks second albums and night-time energy on the eve of Australian tour

Profile and Interview by Andrew Stafford, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 16 June 2017

I'M TOLD I CAN call her Ella: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor is quite a mouthful. The single-syllable name by which she is better known, though, ...


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