If you are anything like me you have been listening to Lorde’s album, Melodrama on repeat ever since it was released. David Bowie wasn’t lying when he said she was the future of pop. Lorde has ridiculed pop music once again by creating a stunning and seemingly perfect album with beautiful bursts of catchy lyrics and rhythms. This time Lorde has captured people with her nostalgic, romanticized and relatable lyrics. She has infused inspiration and passion with in many people and empowered teens to make them feel fearless in such a tough society. I have such admiration for Melodrama because it features fresh anthems for a generation of smart, forward thinking millennials who are ready to change the world. Melodrama describes first love in such a magical and florescent way, seriously check it out if you haven’t already!
Here are some lyrics from Melodrama that teens will relate perfectly to:
“But when we’re dancing I’m alright.
It’s just another graceless night” Perfect Places- Melodrama
These lyrics remind me when you are at a party dancing, getting lost in the moment and lost in time. You don’t think about things, you just dance.
“Our rules, our dreams, we’re blind.
Blowing shit up with homemade d-d-d-dynamite” Homemade dynamite- Melodrama
There is something about those lyrics that are electrifying and dominating with in the song. In this day and age teens filled with ambition and are breaking out of societies rules and expectations.
“They say, You’re a little much for me, you’re a liability
You’re a little much for me
So they pull back, make other plans
I understand, I’m a liability” Liability- Melodrama
As teens, we find it hard to fit in with people who accept us for who we are. Sometimes it involves awkwardly sitting with friends that aren’t actually your friends and feeling like a liability in their friend group. There is always anxiety over not being accepted or loved by others.
“Cause I remember the rush, when forever was us
Before all of the winds of regret and mistrust
Now we sit in your car and our love is a ghost” Hard feelings/loveless- Melodrama
Lorde explains broken and failed relationships perfectly and captures every single raw emotion that love throws at you in this song. I love how she describes long lost love as a ghost, it is almost haunting to think of it like that.
“In my head, I play a supercut of us
All the magic we gave off
All the love we had and lost
And in my head
The visions never stop” Supercut- Melodrama
We all have those times where we reminisce memories we once shared with someone. Those memories flash through our minds in glorious colors at the most unexpected times and they remind us what it was like to be in love.
We hope you have enjoyed this weeks blog post about this extraordinary superstar who is killing it in the music industry.