Album Anatomy: Pure Heroine



In the third episode of Album Anatomy, analyze the debut studio album Pure Heroine by Lorde (Ella Yelich-O’Connor) and its nostalgically bittersweet lyrical content.

Lily Toreja, Writer

The ten tracks of New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde’s debut album, Pure Heroine, have struck chords among young listeners since its release in September 2013. Focusing on themes like early fame, growing into adulthood, loss of innocence and competitive societies, this record has captivated audiences across the world. Wise beyond her years, her omniscient lyricism sheds light on the vulnerability of the teenage experience and pays homage to her unapologetically humble beginnings.


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