Solar Power

Lorde - Solar Power
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 703 ratings
2021 Ratings: #241
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
NME
‘Solar Power’ is a quietly but supremely confident return.
100
The Independent

A sun-splashed and of-the-moment return ... The singer’s first single in four years finds a new way to express a universal feeling.

80
PopMatters

Even if "Solar Power" might be Lorde's happiest song to date, the track isn't as vibrant as the name suggests. And that's exactly why it's perfect.

Riskr
50
I don't understand this at all honestly. regardless of my opinion on the song it's such an odd choice for a lead single. And honestly it's so boringggg. I could see this being an intro song the full album, starting off slow and lowkey before getting bigger and being a grand intro, but the softer parts are so generic and plain despite their potential, and the more energetic part doesn't go big enough? I guess they didn't want to go big but I feel like that would've been a great way to return and ... read more
Case
85
*insert meme about her ass on the cover here*

Lorde’s return single isn’t her best song or anything, and I definitely don’t expect it to blow people away like her best tracks have, but it’s still a great summer song and an unexpected but nice change of pace that I can see myself playing a lot.

I haven’t explored Lorde’s discography as much as I should have, but I have heard many of her singles and have thought they were all great. I just have never gotten ... read more
CLJesse
50
Damn girl nice pants
GersonAOTY
87
Solar Power is totally unexpected from what I thought Lorde was going to do but that's exactly what I wanted. It doesn't have an immediate impact like Green Light and that's not the point at all, it brings a calmer vibe and a relaxing melody as if we were on a beach day with the people we love the most by our side. It's a great and calmer start to the new era and I was very happy with it even though I think the general public might not like it and stick to the old albums sounds too much, which ... read more
halbery
0
not royals
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Added on: June 7, 2021