Green Light

Lorde - Green Light
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 161 ratings
2017 Ratings: #43
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March 2, 2017 / Release Date
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Entertainment Weekly

It’s a celebration, it’s the most explosive and epic thing Lorde has done, a sign that she can be just as captivating when she’s aiming for the rafters as she is pursuing something quieter. It also sounds like nothing else on the radio or in your Spotify playlists.


Equal parts ballad, dancefloor banger, full-fledged gospel stomper - this song is an enormously catchy single that seems to gather together all of Lorde’s strengths into a four-minute track.

The Guardian

Given Lorde’s status as a festival headliner, the move toward grandiosity makes sense; what’s surprising is how well it works with her fluttering contralto, which gains strength as the song strides to its triumphant conclusion.

The return of New Zealand's most promising singer-songwriter of pop music returned with a song which leaves me needing more. Green Light is very far from being one of Lorde's best songs, with many reasons for that. It takes a much more basic and predictable approach, which is good and bad. On the negative side, it takes the trendy edm-pop sound, classes it up a little bit, and adds some of Lorde's most boring lyrics. She could be changed with any singer on this track and it would be just as ... read more
so different from pure heroine but still so lorde, amazing
I'm sorry if I offend anyone by saying this, and it seems a bit of a stretch, but I think if you keep an open mind to what I've personally been through in my relationship with my parents, with my exes, with people I once considered close friends, I think you'd understand.

For me, this is one of the greatest singles of the decade. Production from one of my favorite artists of all time, a performance that allows me to feel the emotion Lorde is expressing, and lyrics that I can extremely relate ... read more
This is just so mundane, Lorde disappoints with a track that smells of mainstream pop influences, rather than something with a bit more depth to it.
Finally good track from lorde
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Added on: March 2, 2017