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Give Lorde a break. Non-Māori must speak Māori for it to survive | Morgan Godfery
If we must wait for the perfect circumstances to speak or sing te reo, we may as well sign the language’s death certificate

Morgan Godfery

14, Sep, 2021 @12:18 AM

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Cyborgs, not goddesses: how breastplates became fashion’s feminist accessory
From Lorde to Cardi B and Bella Hadid, celebrities are literally arming themselves against outdated gender expectations

Priya Elan

10, Sep, 2021 @11:11 AM

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‘Powerful experience’: Lorde releases mini-album in Māori language
The New Zealand pop star says recording in the indigenous language was an ‘emotional’ experience

Guardian staff

09, Sep, 2021 @6:06 AM

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From Pure Heroine to Solar Power: how well do you know Lorde? | Shaad d'Souza
The New Zealand star has a dedicated fanbase – some of whom were thrown by her latest album’s aesthetic shift. How devoted are you? Take our quiz

Shaad D'Souza

27, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Lorde: Solar Power review – she has earned her wistful, floaty record
The New Zealand star embraces mellowness on a third album shaded by climate anxiety and a rejection of celebrity

Kitty Empire

21, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Billie, Lorde, Lizzo: has being a female pop star in 2021 become unbearable?
New releases by three pop icons reveal their extreme attempts to protect themselves from the damage caused by fame. Pop stardom has never seemed less aspirational

Laura Snapes

20, Aug, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Lorde: Solar Power review – waking up from the nightmare of fame
Equipped with lovely melodies and a bombast-resistant sound, the New Zealander exchanges the spotlight for a sly reflection on true happiness

Alexis Petridis

19, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Bring it all back: why naff noughties pop is suddenly cool again
Perhaps longing for a more carefree era, artists such as Lorde, Billie Eilish and Haim are fondly looking back to when S Club 7 and Shania Twain frolicked in low-rise denim

Rachel Aroesti

26, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Lorde: ‘I’m not a climate activist. I’m a pop star’
She quit social media, embraced the feral and grieved for her beloved dog. Now rejuvenated, Lorde is back with a nature-inspired new album – though she tells our writer there’s a sinister side to its sunniness

Laura Snapes

25, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lorde’s comeback single is a lesson in letting pop stars take their time
Solar Power delivers a statement of loose-limbed maturity from a mercurial star who is much imitated but utterly unique

Laura Snapes

11, Jun, 2021 @2:56 PM

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Lorde releases new single Solar Power to coincide with solar eclipse
Song comes ahead of the long-awaited release of the New Zealand artist’s third album

Stephanie Convery

11, Jun, 2021 @1:11 AM

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Lorde's former manager fired from Warner after admitting harassing staff
New Zealand-based Scott Maclachlan accepts ‘harmful impact of my past behaviour’ and is trying to repair the damage

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

25, Jan, 2021 @5:37 AM

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