The New Zealand singer-songwriter sent out a newsletter informing fans that she's working on a follow-up album to 's acclaimed 'Melodrama. On Tuesday night, the singer-songwriter sent out an email newsletter informing fans that new music is on its way, three years after the release of her critically acclaimed and commercially successful sophomore album, Melodrama. Lorde announced back in November that her third album would be delayed after the death of her dog sent her into a state of deep grief, but she was back in the studio with producer Jack Antonoff in December when she began to feel her "melodic muscles flexing and strengthening. Another reason for the delay is that Lorde is determined to produce something worth waiting for. You could have something of lesser quality much faster, but as the high quality thing comes into fruition, a warm feeling grows inside you. She also explained that she needed a break from touring after taking Melodrama on the road and dealing with debilitating stage fright throughout, adding that she wasn't sure for a long time if she would ever go on the road again.
How did Lorde become famous?
Melodrama is the second studio album by New Zealand singer Lorde. Following the breakthrough success of her debut album Pure Heroine , Lorde retreated from the spotlight, and travelled between New Zealand and the United States to examine the world around her. Initially inspired by her disillusionment with fame, she wrote Melodrama to capture heartbreak and solitude after her first breakup. Lorde chose Jack Antonoff as the main collaborator because she felt the need to expand her artistry from the Joel Little -produced Pure Heroine. The final product is an electropop record incorporating piano -based melodies, pulsing synthesisers and dense electronic beats.
The singer Lorde first rose to fame in , when she was only a teenager. She has earned critical acclaim as a talented songwriter as well as for her ability to work with many different types of instruments and musical genres. While Lorde was one of the biggest stars of — , over the past few years, Lorde has been lying low , reportedly working on a brand-new album. Still, fans are getting antsy while waiting for new music, and many are questioning when the secretive pop star might finally release the highly-anticipated third album. Born and raised in New Zealand, Lorde became interested in drama and public speaking at an early age and was an avid reader.
In a recent email , the singer updated fans on her newest album, which was previously delayed due to the death of her dog, Pearl. It flowed. A thing started to take shape. And then, of course, the world shut down. Read the full text of the email below:. Well hello there. I realised the other day it had been a minute since we chatted, and I was missing you. Do you wear your hair long or short now? Did you take your piercings out? In many cultures and religions throughout history, long hair has been viewed as a source of power and a link to the spiritual world, and I can certainly say that I have never felt more spiritually rich, and in touch with the voices that guide.