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Lorde debuts new material in surprise gig before Coachella

Lorde debuts new material in surprise gig before Coachella

"Melodrama" is being released on June 16 and during her set at the festival, the singer teased the upcoming record for fans.

The chorus goes: "I'm blowing shit up with homemade dynamite".

Other singles from the album she's debuted include Green Light, Liability and a new song called Sober, she sang during a sold-out small scale show in California on Sunday.

"It's a record about all the ups and downs of being twenty-something, and specifically all of the ups and downs of an evening", she said in the Californian desert.

Last night Lorde played her first live gig in close to three years; an intimate pre-Coachella affair in front of around 300 people.

"Homemade Dynamite" resides "in that first category where everything is good", Lorde added. She opened with Tennis Courts, followed by Magnets and 400 Lux.

Lorde will perform on the main stage at Coachella Sunday night (US time) before Kendrick Lamar.

She is performing at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown on Friday night USA time (Saturday NZ time).


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