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“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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