While Lorde’s vocal is absolutely beyond reproach, the teenager looks like she’s being tortured by a sharp instrument when she hits the high notes. I haven’t seen facial expressions like this since watching The Conjuring. So maybe listen to her stellar performance with your eyes closed. If this is what Ella (her real name) sounds like at 16, the future is pretty much terrifying — for every other female in the game.
If you enjoyed “Royals” make sure you check out “Love Club” below:
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