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Lorde: her best cover songs, from Nirvana to Sheryl Crow

NME
 2021-06-16

Cover picture for the articleBefore Lorde was the globally adored queen of heartbreaking electro-pop, a teenage Ella Yelich-O’Connor could be found performing acoustic covers in coffee shops throughout Auckland, New Zealand. It was a rendition of Duffy’s ‘Warwick Avenue’ that first got her signed to Universal Music (via a recording sent in by her dad) and Lorde’s never forgot her roots. Her incredible live shows often feature cover songs from artists she admires and Lorde’s never been afraid to twist iconic tracks into something uniquely hers.

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