Update: Lorde dropped “Yellow Flicker Beat” today; the 17-year-old rarely disappoints.
This morning Lorde dropped her new single to the Hunger Games soundtrack: “Yellow Flicker Beat.” It’s got Lorde written all over it, her honey-deep voice enunciating every syllable. It begins quietly and ends with an explosive dance beat that further cements her growing stardom.
Brace yourselves: Lorde is releasing a new single Monday, Sept. 29. Prepare for social-media implosion.
It’s only one song really, but hearing new music from the teen-alt dynamo for the first time since “Pure Heroin” is big news for Lorde fans.
According to a story at Consequence of Sound, Lorde wrote the song, “Yellow Flicker Beat,” for “The Hunger Games-Mockingjay Part 1” movie soundtrack. “Hunger Games” is set for release Nov. 21.
Another juicy snippet, according to Consequence of Sound — Lorde is allegedly working on new music with Kanye West.
But it was also rumoured not that long ago (August) that West and Paul McCartney were…
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