The hold out is in excess of: On Thursday night, timed with the solar eclipse, Lorde launched her new single “Solar Power” with a music movie and introduced her remarkably predicted third album of the exact same name.
Her initial new music because 2017, “Solar Power” is a keep track of co-prepared and co-manufactured with Jack Antonoff that sounds tailor-made for lounging on the seaside. With its acoustic guitar, bongo drums, and groovy vibes, it bears a resemblance to equally George Michael’s “Freedom! ’90” and Antonoff’s production on the St. Vincent album Daddy’s Dwelling, released past thirty day period.
Lorde directed the music with Joel Kefali (the similar filmmaker guiding her “Royals” visual, back again in 2013), and the clip sees the pop star frolicking in the New Zealand sand together with her friends. In a assertion in her e-newsletter, Lorde stated that Kefali co-directed the other tunes video clips for the album as properly, “building an whole cinematic universe that I cannot wait for you to see.”
“I manufactured some thing that encapsulates where I’m from — my family, my girlfriends, my outdoors, my frequent ruminations, and my never-ending search for the divine,” she wrote.
Although not offering an formal launch date for the album, she urged admirers to search out for teasers: “There’s so substantially much more element to occur — a actually comical total of depth, honestly. You can look to the purely natural calendar for clues. I’m attempting to pay attention to what is out there additional, and the vibe I bought was that you are prepared for this, that you require it. I want this album to be your summer season companion, the a single you pump on the push to the seaside. The one particular that lingers on your pores and skin like a tan as the months get cooler yet again.”