It is about time! Lorde despatched out a reasonably lengthy e-newsletter to her followers informing them in regards to the status of her new music.
This newsletter contained descriptions that the upcoming work “is so fucking good,” and that she is “truly jazzed” for folks to hearken to it sooner or later.
“I realized the other day it had been a minute since we chatted, and I was missing you,” she started. “Do you wear your hair long or short now? Did you take your piercings out? You’ll probably be pleased to know my hair is big and long again.”
She continued to speak about how her dwelling nation of New Zealand is doing amidst the pandemic, after which went on to speak about how grief over her beloved canine Pearl’s dying had negatively impacted her capacity to create music when it occurred final 12 months.
“It was summer, a time of year which is usually so clarifying and special to me, but I was grieving hard for Pearl, carrying it everywhere with me,” she wrote, in keeping with Billboard. “I found a note in my phone from November which said: I eat a grief sandwich / I wear a grief coat / I see a grief film.”
“I started going back to the studio again in December, just for something to do, and to my surprise, good things came out. Happy, playful things,” she continued. “I felt my melodic muscles flexing and strengthening.”
She stated that she had been placing collectively music with Jack Antonoff, who additionally collaborated together with her on her 2017 album Melodrama. The two labored collectively on the brand new music in Auckland, New Zealand and in Los Angeles.