As her aptly titled single “Royals” topped the Alternative charts, the 16-year-old New Zealand native has become one of the most sonically shocking acts on the mainstream charts this year, complimenting her dry, straightforward lyrics with a similarly minimalist sound. Just days after the release of her highly anticipated debut album, Pure Heroine, Lorde will bring her songs to NYC. Catch this rising star now.

Mon., Sept. 30, 8 p.m.; Tue., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., 2013

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 25, 2013

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