The wait is over: On Thursday evening, timed with the solar eclipse, Lorde released her new single “Solar Power” with a music video and announced her highly anticipated third album of the same name.
Her first new music since 2017, “Solar Power” is a track co-written and co-produced with Jack Antonoff that sounds tailor-made for lounging on the beach. With its acoustic guitar, bongo drums, and groovy vibes, it bears a resemblance to both George Michael’s “Freedom! ’90” and Antonoff’s production on the St. Vincent album Daddy’s Home, released last month.
Lorde directed the music with Joel Kefali (the