back to top
Music

22 Reasons To Get Obsessed With Lorde

She's a 16-year-old girl from a small town in New Zealand, and she's your new queen.

Posted on

1. You've heard "Royals" about 500 times and you're still addicted.

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com

2. Her hair is epic.

3. I mean, seriously unreal.

She hasn't cut it in FOUR YEARS.
presspics.tumblr.com

She hasn't cut it in FOUR YEARS.

4. Then she plays with it, and you're like WHOA.

It's just ... so much hair.

5. She's only 16.

As in, she was born in 1996. As in, what the hell am I doing with my life.
seeyounextyear.tumblr.com

As in, she was born in 1996. As in, what the hell am I doing with my life.

6. And she's already cooler than you'll ever be.

tumblr.com

It's depressing, I know.

7. Rest assured, she appreciates the plight of her fellow youngsters.

18+ venues are really lame i'm sorry it's like that. i'll try my hardest to sort something all ages!

Lorde

@lordemusic

18+ venues are really lame i'm sorry it's like that. i'll try my hardest to sort something all ages!

/ Via

8. And is always keeping it real.

(i can only get in bc my mum will be backstage haha)

Lorde

@lordemusic

(i can only get in bc my mum will be backstage haha)

/ Via

9. She's a hypnotic performer.

fourzerofive.tumblr.com

Can't. Look. Away.

10. With truly amazing stage presence.

11. She's actually kind of intimidating?

snapme.ca

But in the BEST WAY.

12. Look, she can't help it that she's a total badass.

so my bandmates decided that going to see the conjuring would be a fun band activity

Lorde

@lordemusic

so my bandmates decided that going to see the conjuring would be a fun band activity

/ Via

i had a lot of fun and they were reduced to emotionally shriveled wrecks

Lorde

@lordemusic

i had a lot of fun and they were reduced to emotionally shriveled wrecks

/ Via

13. But Lorde is also chill as hell. And good with animals.

14. She already has major celebrity endorsements.

Vanessa Hudgens is ON IT. Jimmy Fallon will catch up eventually.

15. She's legitimately excited about her success, which is pretty refreshing.

Lorde

@lordemusic

officially a top 40 princess ~

/ Via

16. And she has a good grasp of pop music history.

'if i met me, i would say a quick hello and then think that i was a really nice girl' -britney spears

Lorde

@lordemusic

'if i met me, i would say a quick hello and then think that i was a really nice girl' -britney spears

/ Via

17. Lorde speaks her mind through her lyrics.

tumblr.com

Which are scary mature. Who is that self-aware in high school?

18. And embraces being unconventional.

19. Lorde's music is insightful and infectious.

20. She's THOUGHTFUL.

21. All of which is why she's deserving of our worship.

22. Might as well bow down.

The best things at three price points