Lorde might be an international phenomenon, but the singer remains a teenager from New Zealand.
Sure, she might have her own - Grammy award-winning - voice, but the songwriter still has influences, still has peers who inspire.
Returning home after a triumphant week, Lorde performed in Auckland and decided to throw in a few surprises.
Tackling James Blake's 'Retrograde' the singer manages those glissandos effortlessly, turning the track into a showcase for her voice. It's a lovely moment, which you can watch below. (via Consequence of Sound)
Lorde graced the cover of Clash last year - read a web-only chat with the singer HERE.