Watch Lorde Cover James Blake’s “Retrograde”

“I’ve never done this one before,” Lorde says on stage in her home country of New Zealand. She seemed nervous to get into it, but as soon as she sang those opening notes of James Blake’s “Retrograde,” the crowd reacted and she got into her zone, odd hand gestures and all. Watch the cover above.

(Consequence of Sound)

THE 10 BEST QUOTES FROM LORDE’S REDDIT AMA

  • Chris

    Awful.

  • Jumi

    I Am Sold

  • a

    yikes. pretty big lorde fan, but yikes.

  • Edward Mobley

    I think its just the sound quality, its not here. I really cringed at the idea of this but I dig it.

  • x97sfinest

    No comment on the audio but am I the only one who think she’s in constant pain while preforming?

  • Albert Anderson

    Dat Distortion.