Lorde revealed she has experienced ‘highs of highs’ and ‘lows of lows’ in the past year in a heartfelt letter to her fans.
The 25-year-old Kiwi singer opened up in her latest email newsletter called ‘The Path’, revealing that she ‘used to sit alone in her hotel room on show days, binge-watching. [the Great British] Bake Off’ – but has now spread its wings and loves exploring ‘every town, walking miles, eating gelato after dark, finding little wine bars’.
He also reflected on his latest album Solar Power, and how the public reacted to his new sound.
Lorde (pictured in England on May 29) said she experienced ‘high highs’ and ‘low lows’ in the last year in a heartfelt letter to her fans.
‘It’s been a year since I announced the release of Solar Power. I can honestly say that this has been a year of highs and lows that I have ever had,” he wrote.
‘It took people a while to get the album – I’m still getting emails every day from people who just come in now! – and the response was really confusing and sometimes painful to sit down together at first,” added the Royals singer.
He said he has ‘learned a lot about himself’ since Solar Power’s release, and has been ‘capable of working on some big personal stuff that makes it quite difficult to do things like travel or drama shows’.
Lorde (pictured in Dublin on June 5) said she was recently discussing Solar Power with a friend who told her it was ‘one of the works made between peaks’.
“I learned a lot about myself and how I perceive myself by making and releasing this album, and I feel so much more connected and alive in my art practice and life than ever before,” he continued.
‘It’s interesting because the year has progressed by taking the artwork (films, albums, TV shows, visual art) created in and around the pandemic, and feeling like most of them have a higher level of interiority than others created by the artist. that. before.
‘You already know about my belief that artists work to metabolize collective feelings, and it made sense to me that when the collective feelings of recent years consisted of long isolation, vulnerability, despicable terror and existential questions, those feelings would disappear. reflected in the art of the times.’
Lorde also said that he recently discussed Solar Power with a friend who told him it was ‘one of the masterpieces made between peaks’.
‘[It’s] Type [of album] it is necessary for makers sometimes, no less valuable. In fact, there can be no peak without such work,’ he explained.
‘I think this is true from the record. I had to go low, to roll a neon ball through the tall grass and see what happened. Playing songs from SP live every night in my best live shows is also a great feeling — it all makes sense there, to both you and me, in a new and vivid way.
‘And thanks to SP, I can work on some big personal stuff that makes it pretty hard for me to do things like travel or play shows without getting completely overwhelmed.
‘I used to sit alone in my hotel room on show days, binge-watching Bake Off, Ambien and Vitamin D at my bedside, my skin pale, my stomach churning with fright.
Lorde released Solar Power last year, and the vibrant cover art immediately made headlines
‘These days, I walk out the door in every city, walk miles, eat gelato after dark, discover little wine bars, try on vintage clothes on secret streets, laugh with friends, and put on a better show. and better for you as a result. So yes. Thank you for everything.’
It came after Lorde revealed she has a newfound confidence and is ‘obsessed’ with showing off her abs.
“The belly-out trend coincided with me being totally obsessed with shrinking my belly,” she told Vogue Australia.
‘I can really do a lot with my body now.’
It comes after Lorde (pictured in Dublin on June 5) revealed she has a newfound confidence and is ‘obsessed’ with showing off her abs.