Entertainment Lorde just released her first new song in 4 years. Here are all the details we have so far about her upcoming 3rd album.

02:40  11 june  2021
02:40  11 june  2021 Source:   insider.com

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On Tuesday, the Kiwi musician updated her website with a new record cover, titled Solar Power, with a tagline 'Arriving in 2021 patience is a virtue'. The news follows Lorde 's first confirmed performance in three years , a headlining slot at Spain 's Primavera Festival next year . Lorde has eschewed traditional music release patterns since then, releasing just one album in the past eight years : 2017's Melodrama. Both albums have been commercial and critical successes; last month Lorde and songwriter Joel Little received an industry award for reaching one billion streams of Royals.

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born 7 November 1996), known professionally as Lorde (pronounced "lord"), is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

Lorde performs at Germany's Southside festival in 2017. Thomas Niedermueller/Redferns © Thomas Niedermueller/Redferns Lorde performs at Germany's Southside festival in 2017. Thomas Niedermueller/Redferns
  • Lorde released a new song titled "Solar Power" on Friday after teasing her return earlier this week.
  • It's the lead single from her highly anticipated third album, the follow-up to 2017's "Melodrama."
  • Here's everything we know about Lorde's new music, so far.
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Lorde has finally unleashed her first song since "Melodrama," her Grammy-nominated album that dropped almost exactly four years ago.

The new single, titled "Solar Power," was surprise-released on Friday. She had teased the cover art on her website earlier this week, alongside the phrase, "Patience is a virtue."

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Lorde is giving her fans “Solar Power” where the sun don’t shine. The 24-year-old musician from New Zealand went bare down under for the artwork for her new project, “Solar Power,” showing off her backside in a beach photo released Monday. Her official website shows the perky peach pic alongside a message to fans: “ARRIVING IN 2021 … Patience is a virtue.” The site also gives a link to sign up for a newsletter for updates about the forthcoming album or single, which was not specified. Lorde ’s sophomore album , “Melodrama,” was released four years ago, and fans have been speculating new

Just under four years since the release of her last album , Melodrama, Lorde returns today with her new single, “Solar Power.” Producer by herself and Jack Antonoff, the song features Clairo and Phoebe Bridgers on background vocals. On the track, Lorde sings about being reinvigorated by the I hate the winter, can’t stand the cold I tend to cancel all the plans ( I ’m so sorry, I can’t make it) But when the heat comes Something takes a hold. “Solar Power” is the first taste of Lorde ’s long-awaited third album , which she ’s been teasing for well over a year. In a May 2020 email newsletter, Lorde

It's presumably the first taste of Lorde's forthcoming third album. Here are all the details we have so far about her new era of music.

'Solar Power' is a beachy earworm produced by Jack Antonoff

Antonoff is the most-trusted collaborator of both Lorde and her close friend, Taylor Swift. He executive produced "Melodrama" and cowrote nearly every song on the tracklist, save for "Homemade Dynamite."

"Solar Power" is primarily driven by a choppy strumming pattern on acoustic guitar, vaguely reminiscent of "The Louvre," the fourth track on "Melodrama."

"I hate the winter / Can't stand the cold / I tend to cancel all the plans," she sings to open the song. "But when the heat comes / Something takes a hold / Can I kick it? Yeah, I can."

Back in November 2020, Lorde told fans in an email, "The beginning of summer is my favorite time in New Zealand, and this year in particular it feels like a gift."

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In celebration of the release date reveal, the singer shared a new song on Vevo, her second single from the upcoming LP. The 52- year -old model had fans both in awe and scratching their heads. The post Heather Dubrow and her daughter Max reflect on the impact of Max’s coming out appeared first on In The CDC released new guidance for K-12 schools reopening safely this week, including

Birthday girl: Lorde celebrated her 20th birthday on Tuesday by sharing new details about her upcoming album in a lengthy Facebook post addressed to fans. Recalling the past 'colossal' year that inspired the songs on the new album , Lorde wrote: ' I want nothing more than to New music: The 20- year -old Grammy-winning artist told fans the tracks on her new album include the 'best' lyrics she 's ever written. Celebrating adulthood: The New Zealand-born singer began writing her message just before the clock struck midnight on her birthday. Giving away no details about the exact release date

A Jack Johnson-esque snare drum arrives in the second pre-chorus, while the chorus boasts triumphant melodies that recall George Michael's "Freedom!"

In the minute-long outro, every instrument swells in volume while Lorde harmonizes with herself, chanting the titular phrase. According to song credits provided to Spotify, Phoebe Bridgers and Clairo also contributed backing vocals.

The song is notably warmer and more stripped of theatricality than her previous releases. It's probably safe to assume this reflects Lorde's current musical direction. Her previous lead singles, "Royals" and "Green Light" - both of which landed in the top 25 of Insider's best songs of the decade ranking - were sonically and thematically true to their parent albums.

The song seems to contain a nod to her long-rumored boyfriend, which could mean a loved-up album is on the way

In the pre-chorus of "Solar Power," Lorde sings, "No shirt, no shoes, only my features / My boy behind me, he's taking pictures."

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Lorde has also announced her upcoming sophomore album , Melodrama, which is expected for release on June 16th, and the singer has shared an emotional and tender ballad from the collection, “Liability,” which she also premiered during an EPIC appearance on Saturday Night Live. In fact, Gawker voted “Teenage Dream” the best song of the last 10 years in 2014, and hipster music site Pitchfork claimed that it was in the 34th best song released between 2010 and 2014. Meanwhile, Lorde also teased that her upcoming album Melodrama would tell the story of a single house party.

That album came four years after Pure Heroine, Lorde ’s debut, so nobody really expected new music from her anytime soon. But maybe there’s a deluxe edition of Melodrama on the way, or maybe Lorde ’s just sharing little pieces of outtakes with her Twitter followers. Last night on Twitter, Lorde posted a 19-second clip of an untitled track; check it out below. At first , Brittany Wampler didn't believe what her three kids were telling her about how their Lab went flying, until she saw the video. 22h ago. Business Insider.

The 24-year-old New Zealand native, whose real name is Ella Yelich-O'Connor, is reportedly dating Universal Music executive Justin Warren.

Warren, who is 17 years Lorde's senior, denied relationship rumors when the pair were first seen in 2016. However, they've been photographed together several times over the past few years, most recently in October 2020, when they were spotted kissing in Auckland.

Lorde's debut album "Pure Heroine" deals largely with the fears and ecstasies of being a teenager; "Melodrama" was a pure breakup album, presumably inspired by her split from James Lowe in 2015.

With Lorde apparently in a long-term relationship, her third album could mark a major departure from the existential, daggered songwriting of her past.

The album was partially inspired by Lorde's 2019 trip to Antarctica and was postponed when her dog suddenly died

Lorde began working on new music about two years ago, after she returned from Antarctica in early 2019. She said the trip was galvanized by her increasing awareness of climate change and environmental responsibility.

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"When I went to Antarctica, I hadn't yet started writing again after finishing 'Melodrama.' I realized after the trip that what my brain had been craving was a visit to an alternate realm," she wrote in an email to fans.

"Albums live in their own realms in a way, and Antarctica really acted as this great white palette cleanser, a sort of celestial foyer I had to move through in order to start making the next thing."

Shortly after she sent that email, Lorde told New Zealand's Newshub that her experience directly inspired the title of her next album.

"I actually decided on the album name right around that trip," she said. "Just coming back from that trip I thought, this is what it is."

Lorde was accompanied by her friend Harriet Were, who photographed their journey on film. The shots were compiled into a photo book titled "Going South," which was made available for purchase in limited quantities.

Recently, fans began to receive their preordered copies, and some noticed a hidden message on the inside cover: "Blink three times when you feel it kicking in - 2021." This has revealed itself to be a lyric from "Solar Power."

In her email, Lorde described the book as "a sort of perfect precursor to this album in an abstract way," so it's safe to assume that a good chunk of it was written in the trip's immediate aftermath.

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However, she stopped making music in November 2019 when her beloved dog, Pearl, suddenly died. As she explained in another email, her grief impacted her vision for the album.

"I have lost my boy, and I need some time to see the good again, to finish making this for you," she wrote. "It won't be the same work - as anyone who has felt loss can understand, there's a door that opens that you step through, and everything is different on the other side."

Lorde later said she returned to the studio that December "just for something to do."

"To my surprise, good things came out. Happy, playful things," she wrote in a May 2020 email. "I felt my melodic muscles flexing and strengthening. Jack came over to work in the studio in Auckland, and I went to LA. It flowed. A thing started to take shape."

She said they had continued to work remotely during the pandemic, adding, "The work is so f---ing good, my friend. I am truly jazzed for you to hear it."

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