Episode 118: Lorde


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Lorde (aka Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor) is a Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, and producer. Her second album, Melodrama, debuted at number one on the charts in June 2017 – five months before her 21st birthday. In this episode, Ella breaks down her song “Sober.” You’ll hear how it started, with the original demos she made with her co-producer Jack Antonoff, and how the song changed over the course of working on it for months and months.

You can get “Sober” on iTunes.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

Malay (producer)
Kuk Harrell (vocal engineer)
Laura Sisk (engineer)