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Lorde: Melodrama Review – Inimitable Maximalist Pop

In 2013, Lorde’s ubiquitous breakout hit ‘Royals’ offered pop a new angle, one that scoffed at the pristine, materialistic stereotype bred by the pop assembly line. And as she leaves Continue reading Lorde: Melodrama Review – Inimitable Maximalist Pop

Lorde Searches for Utopia in a House Party on ‘Perfect Places’

The most noticeable difference between Pure Heroine-era Lorde and the material she’s shared from upcoming sophomore record Melodrama is the Continue reading Lorde Searches for Utopia in a House Party on ‘Perfect Places’

Lorde Trades Bristling Soundscapes for Minimalist Balladry on ‘Liability’

‘Liability’ this time sees Lorde not concerned primarily with her ex but with herself in the vacuum post-breakup. On comeback single ‘Green Light’, Lorde shot Continue reading Lorde Trades Bristling Soundscapes for Minimalist Balladry on ‘Liability’

Lorde’s Fluorescent ‘Green Light’ is Lorde Like You’ve Never Heard Her

With the exception of a track on the Hunger Games soundtrack, the last time we heard from Lorde was in 2013, when she released her debut album Pure Heroine, a menacing, detached vision of 21st Century Continue reading Lorde’s Fluorescent ‘Green Light’ is Lorde Like You’ve Never Heard Her