Lorde has returned with a serene new music video for her ‘Photo voltaic Energy’ lower ‘Oceanic Feeling’, one 12 months on from the album’s launch.
The singer made a uncommon look on her Instagram tales to announce the video, which was launched earlier right now (August 20). She stated the clip — directed by herself and Joel Kefali — is the final video to return from ‘Photo voltaic Energy’, following beforehand launched clips for ‘Mood Ring’, ‘The Path’, ‘Fallen Fruit’, ‘Secrets From A Girl (Who’s Seen It All)’, ‘Leader Of A New Regime’ and the record’s title track.
The video for ‘Oceanic Feeling’ is one other nostalgic, summer-tinged visualiser, that includes Lorde and her brother towards a backdrop of shimmering blue seas. Watch it under.
NME gave Lorde’s ‘Photo voltaic Energy’ five stars in a review final 12 months, calling it “a stunning hat-trick from a grasp of her craft.”
“That is an album that grows in quiet stature with each pay attention, new nuggets of knowledge making their method to the floor, peeking via its stunning instrumentation that weaves a surprising, leafy tapestry,” wrote NME‘s Rhian Daly.
“Few artists strike gold on each report they create however, for the third time in a row, Lorde has carried out it once more, crafting one more world-beater.”
Talking to NME in regards to the album following its launch, Lorde (actual identify Ella Yelich-O’Connor), mirrored on how eradicating herself from social media and on-line tradition had formed its creation.
“I suppose that was a part of why I stepped again from consuming the web in a extremely constant means – I wished to know what I might make once I wasn’t dialled into what everybody else was making,” she stated. “I truthfully don’t suppose I might have achieved this if I attempted 4 years in the past, simply because [I was in] the whirlpool.”
The singer has performed a variety of summer season festivals just lately, together with Primavera Sound (the place she covered Banarama’s ‘Cruel Summer’) and Glastonbury, the place she was joined by Arlo Parks and Clairo for ‘Stoned At The Nail Salon’.