Arriving out of a clear blue sky during the 7pm news/soaps came a maddeningly short slice of the first single from Lorde’s second album, out this Friday, 3 March.
Lorde previewed the first single from her forthcoming album across New Zealand’s major TV channels on Monday night.
Here’s everything we know: It’s upbeat, got cool house piano and is out 3 March 2017. Check it out:
Only four sleeps to go!
UPDATE: See the Lorde endorsed, hi-res version of the video here. The mysterious site, tweeted by Lorde herself, possibly hints at the single/album title, M*******A. Your guess is as good as ours…
UPDATE #2: Read our best guesses on the name of the record, from Melodrama to Metallica, here.
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