Lorde — Melodrama ANALYSIS & REVIEW

Published 06/26/2017

Lorde shows an obvious strength and an obvious weakness in her melodic writing on this album. The strength is creating a line within a very empty, spacious, and slow atmosphere. When background layers were diminished and it was up to the melody to take presence and give direction, it did just that. On top of that, when the music had less clutter and opened up to the solo voice…