Melodrama is a worthy sophomore effort from this New Zealand wunderkind.
While some of her fans may lament an evolution in her music, I applaud Lorde for not resting on her laurels.
She wrote this album with uber industry session writer and producer Jack Antanoff who clearly had an influence on her sound, but one can easily hear that Lorde's voice, lyrically and literally, is the driving force behind the creativity on this album.
Standout tracks for me include:
- Writer in The Dark
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