After sharing ‘Perfect Places’ just last week, Lorde has treated us to yet another cut from ‘Melodrama’!
‘Sober’ also follows on from ‘Green Light’ and ‘Liability’, and it’s yet another bona fide banger, complete with bongo-like percussion and blasts of triumphant brass. Previously, Lorde has stated that ‘Melodrama’ will focus on a house party, and the tune definitely fits into that over-arching concept.
Yesterday, Lorde announced a new European tour, which includes a few dates in the UK. She’ll be playing in Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham and Glasgow before popping off around the continent.
Listen to ‘Sober’ and see her upcoming tour dates below.
26 Manchester, O2 Apollo
27 London, Alexandra Palace
30 Brighton, Centre
01 Birmingham, O2 Academy
02 Glasgow, O2 Academy
04 Tilburg, O13
05 Paris, Zenith
06 Antwerp, Lotto Arena
08 Lyon, Transbordeur
09 Barcelona, Sant Jordi Club
11 Munich, Zenith
12 Milan, Fabrique
14 Cologne, Palladium
15 Berlin, Tempodrome
17 Stockholm, Annexet
18 Oslo, Sentrum Scene
19 Norway, Trondheim UKA 17 Festival
Lorde plays Rock Werchter (29th June - 2nd July) and Open’er (28th June - 1st July) where DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now. Visit diymag.com/presents for more information.
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Watch the pair perform ‘Tougher Than The Rest’ now!
Although she’s not giving away the name just yet…
“I have some exciting news. Not that news. Don’t get too excited.”
“Do it for our beautiful country and for me. And next year I’ll give you something in return.”