Pure Heroine


Listen To Lorde’s Fugazi-Inspired High School Band

Over the past year, Lorde has experienced the type of meteoric success that most musicians only dream of. The 17-year-old’s full-length debut, Pure Heroine, daintily muscled its way to the top of music charts around the globe last fall, debuting at number 3 on the Billboard 200, and selling 129,000 copies during its first week. […]


Stream Flume’s Expansive Remix of Lorde’s “Tennis Court”

Lorde certainly needs no introduction at this point. She was one of the most talked about artists of 2013 with her debut LP, Pure Heroine, which raked in an impressive amount of award nominations and wins. One of Lorde’s popular singles from last year, “Tennis Court,” has already received a number of reworks since its […]


Lorde Releases “Team” Music Video

New Zealand’s international pop sensation is back in our headlines this evening with the premiere of her official video for “Team.” As a single off Lorde’s debut album, Pure Heroine, “Team” is pretty much the most upbeat song in the seventeen-year-old star’s entire catalog. The song pulls from the familiar themes of small town life […]


Lorde Wants To Write For Rihanna

Having conquered the US pop chart at an age when most are busy learning to drive, New Zealand native Lorde is already speaking to reporters about her plans for the future. In a new interview with Clash, which we’ve admittedly never heard of before this post, Lorde revealed that she hopes to expand her presence […]


Lorde To Collaborate and/or Tour with Yoni Wolf/WHY?

Try to tell me you wouldn’t listen to some WolfLorde. I had to read over the situation here at least three times to fully comprehend the amount of awesome possibilities that could erupt from a collaboration of this magnitude. I’ve been a longtime follower and fan of the Wolf Brothers and their eclectic, genre-defying band […]


Drop Everything And Stream Lorde’s Debut Album

Following three promotional singles, sixteen-year-old pop newcomer Lorde has partnered with VH1 to stream her debut album a full week ahead of its release date. Featuring ten songs that showcase the wide vocal range of the New Zealand native, Pure Heroine could not arrive at a more perfect time for Lorde. She recently skyrocketed into […]


STREAM: Lorde – “Team”

You know, following up a single like “Royals” isn’t going to be an easy feat. That’s one hell of a song. “No biggie,” says Lorde, as she premieres her new single on the radio. “I’m kinda over being told to throw my hands up in the air — so there,” says the 16-year-old rising star […]


STREAM: Lorde – “Royals” (The Weeknd Remix)

Talk about a match made in Heaven! One of our new favorite artists that we’ve been covering for some time now, the 16-year-old Ella Yelich-O’Connor, also known as Lorde, has been remixed by renowned Canadian crooner, The Weeknd. Abel Tesfaye takes his label-mate Lorde’s single, “Royals,” and adds synths and subtle hints of his own […]

Pure Heroine

Lorde Announces ‘Pure Heroine’ For Fall Release

Pure Heroine just snuck in as one of my most anticipated albums for the latter half of 2013 as Lorde’s previous material on her Tennis Court EP and The Love Club EP is still making my heart happy to this day. This 16-year-old New Zealander is already making huge waves in her area of the […]