Tag: Lorde

NME Festival blog: Lorde tells fans her album is “going to take some time” after death of her dog Pearl

“He was instrumental to the discovery that was taking place” Lorde has penned an emotional letter to fans explaining that the timetable for her next album has shifted following the death of her dog Pearl. The singer-songwriter, who has been busy working on the follow-up to her 2017 album ‘Melodrama’, sent the lengthy note to subscribers of […]

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NME Festival blog: Lorde confirms she’s started work on her next album

It’s “in the oven”. Lorde has confirmed that she’s started work on her next album. The singer, real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor, confirmed on Instagram that her third record is  “in the oven”. Announcing the news in a post that celebrated the second anniversary of 2017’s acclaimed ‘Melodrama‘ (which was named NME’s Album Of The Year), […]

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NME Festival blog: Lorde battles Outer Stage Syndrome and a puny PA during earnest and heartfelt All Points East set

Lorde headlines the second stage at the Victoria Park festival, and gets swamped by the soundclash “This song is about pirates,” Lorde sounds like she might conceivably be saying, although it’s impossible to tell. Certainly, the subsequent song, ‘Ribs’, is long on rattle beats and deep sea throbs but disappointingly short on rum-based shanty verses […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Lorde cover Carly Rae Jepsen with Jack Antonoff

The New Zealand star performed with the Bleachers musician during the Ally Coalition Talent Show last night (January 24) Lorde covered Carly Rae Jepsen‘s ‘Run Away With Me’ with Bleachers‘ Jack Antonoff during a charity show in New York City last night – watch fan-shot footage of the performance below. The New Zealand artist performed […]

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NME Festival blog: artists including Brian Eno, Roger Waters, and Kathleen Hanna sign letter in support of Lorde following Israel show cancellation

The New Zealand singer had been called a “bigot” in a full-page advert in the Washington Post artists including Brian Eno, Roger Waters, and Kathleen Hanna have signed a letter in support of Lorde following her cancelling a scheduled gig in Israel. The New Zealand singer was due to perform in Tel Aviv on June […]

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NME Festival blog: Lorde cancels 2018 Israel concert following protests

Lorde has cancelled her upcoming concert in Israel after protests calling for artists to boycott playing shows in the country. artists and musicians have joined the cultural boycott of Israel in protest against the Israeli government’s policies, occupation of Palestine, and treatment of the Palestinian people. The New Zealand pop star had announced a show […]

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NME Festival blog: You could own Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, and Ed Sheeran’s shoes

Katy Perry, Killer Mike, Grimes and more are also auctioning off their old, autographed footwear for charity Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco and Ed Sheeran are among those auctioning off their shoes for charity. The Small Steps Project provides emergency aid to people “living on municipal rubbish dumps around the world”. The UK non-profit also […]

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NME Festival blog: You could own Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, and Ed Sheeran’s shoes

Katy Perry, Killer Mike, Grimes and more are also auctioning off their old, autographed footwear for charity Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco and Ed Sheeran are among those auctioning off their shoes for charity. The Small Steps Project provides emergency aid to people “living on municipal rubbish dumps around the world”. The UK non-profit also […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Lorde cover The 1975’s ‘Somebody Else’

Lorde has covered The 1975‘s ‘Somebody Else’. The song featured on the British band’s latest album ‘I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it’, NME‘s Album Of The Year for 2016. The New Zealand star covered the track during her Paris show on Thursday night (October 5). […]

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NME Festival blog: Lorde and Carly Rae Jepsen perform with Bleachers on ‘MTV Unplugged’

They sang ‘Hate That You Know Me’, and Lorde also joined Jack Antonoff for a piano rendition of ‘Don’t Take The Money’. Lorde and Carly Rae Jepsen joined Jack Antonoff and his band Bleachers yesterday (September 16) for a performance on ‘MTV Unplugged’. The group performed an acoustic version of ‘Hate That You Know Me’, […]

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