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Lorde discovers the Melodrama of adulthood

[unable to retrieve full-text content] She retreated from public view and led a life of little interest to tabloids. It turns out that much has been going on for Lorde in the four years since her debut album Pure Heroine. Her sophomore album Melodrama – released recently in one of 2017’s most anticipated pop music releases – lays bare a 20-year-old Lorde who […] Entertainment – Star2.com

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Calm down internet, Taylor Swift and I are still friends, says Lorde

Despite having her first No.1 album in the United States, Lorde’s press tour for her latest offering, Melodrama, is being derailed by continual questions – and her subsequent answers – about her friendship with Taylor Swift.  Lorde, the New Zealand-born singer whose real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor, is famously part of Swift’s “squad”, a friendship group that is part The Baby-Sitters Club twee and part Masonic Lodge mystery. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Private Sydney: #PACKERCREW Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 02:54 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Video duration 01:23…

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'Am I too much?' Lorde was 'lonely' and doubted herself after break-up

A cavernous warehouse on the UNESCO world-heritage-listed Cockatoo Island in the middle of Sydney Harbour was transformed on Thursday evening by New Zealand phenomenon, Lorde. Private ferries shuttled 1,200 fans and media over to the isle from Darling Harbour where the Royals singer, 20, from Auckland, took to the stage for Nova’s Red Room. Lorde on stage for Nova’s Red Room at Cockatoo Island on Thursday. Photo: Nathan Atkins The two-time Grammy winner, real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor, said she was “so happy” to be back in Australia, and felt at home because she could “recognise…

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Lorde on intersectional feminism: it's 'about all women'

Currently on the press circuit for her sophomore album Melodrama, Lorde has been making headlines. There was her onion ring review side hustle, and her humble apology after making “insensitive” comments (comparing her A-list friends to an autoimmune disease), and now the 20-year-old has spoken out about intersectional feminism in what social media has labelled a “refreshing” way. Lorde is currently on her press tour. Photo: Instagram/ Lorde During an interview with Allison Langdon for 60 minutes the pop star discussed the history of her stage name, as well as her relationship with feminism….

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Lorde apologises for comparing her celebrity friendships to an autoimmune disease

Between the onion ring Instagram expose and the dropping of her sophomore album, Melodrama, Lorde has had quite the week.  Now the 20-year-old has come under the spotlight by Twitter users for making “insensitive comments.” In a recent interview with the Guardian to promote her new album, the singer compared maintaining a high-profile friendship with an A-lister to “having a friend with an autoimmune disease.” Lorde and Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards.   “It’s like having a friend with very specific allergies. There are certain places you can’t go together. Certain things you can’t…

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