For the primary time in 4 years, Lorde is again.
Everybody’s favourite New Zealand pop star simply launched her first single since Melodrama, unveiling the video for “Photo voltaic Energy,” the title observe for her upcoming third album. The discharge and formal announcement of the brand new album comes just some days after she’d teased the duvet artwork and title on her web site, providing followers to join her publication to get extra data.
For individuals who did join the mailing record, at present was the massive day, because the singer despatched an electronic mail to followers with every kind of knowledge. However even for these not subscribed, the video for “Photo voltaic Energy” exhibits off Lorde’s new seashore vibes together with the assistance of some mates. The tune (co-written and produced by Jack Antonoff) additionally options Phoebe Bridgers and Clairo on background vocals.
Take a look at the video for the brand new tune beneath.
And browse the e-mail from Lorde to her followers beneath.
There’s somebody I would like you to fulfill. Her toes are naked always. She’s attractive, playful, feral, and free. She’s a contemporary woman in a deadstock bikini, in contact together with her previous and her future, vibrating on the highest degree when summer season comes round. Her pores and skin is glowing, her lovers are many. I’m fully obsessed together with her, and shortly you may be too.
It’s my divine pleasure to be introducing you, in the end, to my third studio album, SOLAR POWER.
The album is a celebration of the pure world, an try at immortalising the deep, transcendent emotions I’ve after I’m outdoor. In instances of heartache, grief, deep love, or confusion, I look to the pure world for solutions. I’ve learnt to breathe out, and tune in. That is what got here by way of.
The primary tune, additionally referred to as SOLAR POWER and written and produced on my own and Jack, is the primary of the rays. It’s about that infectious, flirtatious summer season power that takes maintain of us all, come June (or December, should you’re a Southern Hemisphere child like me however I do know that’s actually IMPOSSIBLE for you all to wrap your little heads round so don’t fear about it!!).
I made all the things with mates right here in New Zealand. My finest mate Ophelia took the duvet photograph, mendacity on the sand as I leapt over her, each of us laughing. The director who made my first ever music video, Joel, helped me create the movies, constructing a complete cinematic universe that I can’t wait so that you can see. I made one thing that encapsulates the place I’m from — my household, my girlfriends, my outdoor, my fixed ruminations, and my endless seek for the divine.
There’s SO far more element to return — a really comical quantity of element, truthfully. You may look to the pure calendar for clues. I’m making an attempt to hearken to what’s on the market extra, and the vibe I bought was that you simply’re prepared for this, that you simply want it. I would like this album to be your summer season companion, the one you pump on the drive to the seashore. The one which lingers in your pores and skin like a tan because the months get cooler once more.
Immediately’s the one photo voltaic eclipse of the 12 months, do you know that? Feels proper.