It kind of goes without saying at this point that the 17-year-old interpreted the haunting track brilliantly. Lorde makes “Retrograde” even more ethereal and spooky — delivering a soaring vocal and frenetic hand choreography. Those trademark crab claws were working over time! She also spoke briefly about her new album, saying she would document her crazy post-fame life. Watch up top.
Did Lorde do “Retrograde” justice? Have your say in the comments below.
Get an eyeful of even more pop music coverage, from artist interviews to exclusive performances, on Idolator’s YouTube channel.