In addition, Lorde names several authors including Raymond Carver, Wells Tower, Tobias Wolff, Claire Vaye Watkins, Sylvia Plath, Walt Whitman and T. Eliot as lyrical inspirations – particularly noting their sentence structures. Club, Kevin Mc Farland writes that "[Lorde's] voice is the alpha and omega of her talent.In a review for Consequence of Sound, Jon Hadusek details the minimal production on Lorde's music "allows [her] to sing any melody she wants, layering them over one another to create a choral effect". She has the presence and vocal development of singers more than twice her age.She has also won two Billboard Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award and three World Music Awards.Fast Red Road — All the Beautiful Sinners — Bird is Gone — Bleed Into Me — Demon Theory — Ledfeather — Nolan Dugatti — It Came from Del Rio — Ones That Got Away — Seven Spanish Angels — Zombie Bake-Off — Growing Up Dead in Texas — Zombie Sharks with Metal Teeth — Last Final Girl — Three Miles Past — Not for Nothing — States of Grace — Flushboy — Gospel of Z — Floating Boy — Least of My Scars — After the People Lights Have Gone Off — Mongrels Check it out: So cool.And you never really understand it enough to do it like that again, and, meanwhile, people say it means this and that, and for reasons you can’t figure out, the story lasts, even though it was just something you thought might make someone smile: know, I know: this ever really HAPPENED? This isn’t some Mandela Effect thing, and we’re nowhere near April. I mean, the spindly fingers are useless, but so what. I want to be this for Halloween, please: I might heretically add a tenth level for the semicolon clueless.Not sure how I never knew about this, but glad I do know. But, yes, I’d be adding it from the eighth circle, I suppose.The album debuted at number one in New Zealand and Australia, as well as topping the US Billboard 200.
While responding to a fan on her Instagram account in August 2016, she said that the record is written and they're in production stages now. I am about to show you the new world." On 16 February 2017, her recording label, Republic Records, published a date of 3/7 under "Confidential Title" that revealed her much anticipated sophomore record, which later was cleared by the label.The record deals with themes of heartbreak and solitude.Lorde's music consists of subgenres such as dream pop and indietronica.I knew he could write, and I suspect he can do about eighty other things as well (if our minds are hamsters on wheels, then Pablo has more hamsters than any of us), but the cartooning in here is extraordinary, it’s inked to show off the linework, the balloons and lettering are all perfect, and, more important, the grammar and syntax of the comic book page are all in place, working behind the scenes/panels to make this a seamless, clean reading experience.This is what writing is: you throw a lot of stupid stuff at a wall, then see what sticks.The following year, Lorde curated the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) and provided its lead single, "Yellow Flicker Beat", for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.