Lorde Drops Surprise Single ‘No Better’
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Lorde had the right idea releasing a surprise single, ‘No Better,’ but she’s 13 songs and 17 videos short of a full-blown cultural phenomenon!
The 17-year-old New Zealander (who famously called the music of Nicki Minaj and Drake “irrelevant“) got a little taste of it herself today (Dec. 13), dropping new single ‘No Better’ on iTunes… to seemingly no one’s notice.
But we certainly expect that to change, as fans get a taste of the trip-poppy ballad and try to make out the words to the rapid-fire but still dreamy lyrics (sample lyric: “Like the movies that we watched that pretended it wasn’t winter”). The track fits nicely with the material on her debut album, ‘Pure Heroine.’
And in the end, it’s not a contest between artists. It’s all new music for us to discover and love — even if Bey gave us more of it!