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Lorde excites fans with new single after two years of silence

Lorde excites fans with new single after two years of silence

March 19, 2017

By Cate Casparius '19 Eager Lorde fans have been patiently waiting for the 20 year old singer-songwriter Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, or better known as, Lorde, to release a new album, or at least a singular song. It’s been over two years since her last release, however, on Thursday, March 2, she fulfil...

Taylor Swift debuts her pop-star persona with “1989”

“1989” was released on Oct. 27 with thirteen new tracks. Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Taylor Swift’s transition from young country rookie to mega pop star has finally been solidified by her pop-driven fifth studio album “1989” (Big Machine). I was excited to see where Taylor would go next in her career after giving her listeners a little taste of her pop transformation with the...

Top Grammy performances number 3

Top Grammy performances number 3

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014

The 56th Grammy Awards took place last Sunday, Jan. 27. This was a year of mash-ups when the classics met the sounds of today’s music with artists like Madonna mixing with Macklemore, while others like Lorde and Taylor Swift went solo. Of all the 18 performances that graced the stage, five stood out...

“Pure Heroine” has a “Royal” debut

Album cover from MTV

Katie Settos, A&E Editor

October 7, 2013

A sultrier Ellie Goulding and a tamer Lana Del Rey, Lorde’s raw and smoky voice layered over cascading acoustics combine spectacularly in a soft electro-pop blend that mirrors indie band the XX in her album debut, “Pure Heroine.” What’s most impressive about the New Zealand native is her age...

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