Saturday, 8 June 2013

MUSIC APPRECIATION - Lorde

 Todays post is slightly different to usual, instead of talking about opshopping or style I thought I would mix it up and do a post on music. With in the past year or so I have started to develop more of an interest in music. With in that same time frame a lot of New Zealand musicians have come out that I really love so I wanted to share them with you as I can pretty much guarantee you wouldn’t have herd of them. I could have done a  post about the international artists I enjoy but chances are by the time we hear them over here in NZ the rest of the world has been there and done that. Hopefully this will be more interesting.

Literally with in the past few months Lorde has come on to the NZ music scene. I will be honest I don’t really know much about her but that is largely because she only recently entered the NZ music charts. Lorde is still in school and only 16 years old, but when you hear her music its hard to believe. She has a very mature voice and distinct sound.

 At the moment my favorite songs by Lorde are Royals, Love club and Bravado. All three have themes regarding consumerism, popularity and materialism – which sounds boring as hell but it’s actually really nice to hear songs that aren’t about love/relationships/partying.
Link to Bravado                                                                                                        Link to Love Club
(unofficial video)

Because Lorde is such a new artist it will be really interesting to see what she does next. I’m hoping she’s not a one hit wonder – but I highly doubt that. The thing that everyone comments on is how smart she is in the way she goes about her music. You can see she is really passionate and in it for the long haul. For example in her recently released music video for royals, what she ended up creating is really artistic and beautiful but there is definitely another direction she could have taken it that would have been much more obvious and more what people were expecting. I like how she has stayed true to the song and probably the image she is trying to create (I am assume she is trying to create.. I could just be reading way to much in to it all?)

If you guys enjoyed this post let me know because I have a few more kiwi bands up my sleeve to share with you.

Anna xx

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing this talented ladies music, I love her voice and isn't her fashion sense and hair amazing. Also thank you for asking after me, I am well, hope you are too :)

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