Lorde has mentioned her determination to depart social media and contemplating herself an “elder statesman” on the age of 24.
Whereas discussing the observe in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, the pair additionally talked about Lorde’s minimal social media presence, and the way she doesn’t use it in her private life.
“I realised I used to be making an attempt to give you a humorous Instagram caption and do a photograph of me that appeared cool that I’d hope would get a certain quantity of likes,” she informed Lowe. “It sounds apparent, however that’s cooked.
“For me, I’m not a woman that will get a bunch of likes. I’m who I’m, and I’ve received to lean into that. I feel for the final one I used to be 21 and nonetheless like the youngsters, after which the tradition began to alter and I didn’t know that I wished to alter with it. I didn’t know if I wished to be a TikTok lady, an Instagram Tales lady, and it was an actual crossroads.
She added: “I needed to be like, ‘Do you need to hold being the youngsters? Or do you need to transition by way of that and be one thing of an elder statesman at 24?’ Which I actually really feel like I’m now, which I really like, but it surely took a minute. I felt a bit of like, ‘Oh no, I’m the youngsters?’”
Talking about her new album, which is co-produced by Jack Antonoff, the singer-songwriter mentioned: “The album is a celebration of the pure world, an try at immortalising the deep, transcendent emotions I’ve once I’m outdoor.
“In occasions of heartache, grief, deep love, or confusion, I look to the pure world for solutions. I’ve discovered to breathe out, and tune in. That is what got here by way of.”
Lorde will take ‘Solar Power’ out on the road next year, with UK dwell dates scheduled for Might and June. She’ll additionally carry out at subsequent summer time’s Primavera Sound in Barcelona alongside The Strokes, Tame Impala and extra.
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