This peach-promoted observe is lastly right here in full.
New Zealand pop star Lorde dropped her new single “Solar Power” on Thursday after selling its launch with a bum-baring photo launched Monday. The tune is the primary new music she has launched since her 2017 album “Melodrama.”
The 24-year-old singer additionally launched a beachy, corresponding music video of herself prancing about water and sand in a two-piece yellow outfit alongside with a cult-like crew of bohemian-styled extras. The clip has already racked up greater than 1.9 million views on YouTube as of Friday morning.
“My cheeks in high color, overripe peaches,” Lorde — whose start identify is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor — croons. “No shirt, no shoes, only my features.”
The song options backup vocals from indie rock star Phoebe Bridgers and singer-songwriter Clairo. It was co-written and co-produced by Jack Antonoff, the lead singer of Bleachers and guitarist and drummer for the group Fun, who additionally performs guitar and drums on the observe, Pitchfork reported.
In a e-newsletter just lately despatched to followers, Lorde confirmed that the only heralds a brand new album by the identical identify, for which she didn’t present a launch date.
“The album is a celebration of the natural world, an attempt at immortalising the deep, transcendent feelings I have when I’m outdoors,” Lorde wrote. “In times of heartache, grief, deep love, or confusion, I look to the natural world for answers. I’ve learnt to breathe out, and tune in. This is what came through.” She added: “I want this album to be your summer companion, the one you pump on the drive to the beach. The one that lingers on your skin like a tan as the months get cooler again.”
In 2019, the singer-songwriter told fans that the rationale for her pause in releasing new work was because of the demise of her canine Pearl.
“I need some time to see the good again, to finish making this for you,” she wrote on the time.