Like a literal ray of sunshine streaming by the clouds of 2021 and onto our dream pop-deprived faces, Lorde has returned to us in all her hypnotic glory. 4 years after the discharge of Melodrama, the “Inexperienced Gentle” singer launched “Photo voltaic Energy,” the primary single off her upcoming third album of the identical title, channeling the digital pulse of “Tennis Courtroom” with new upbeat lyrics and a musical vitality to match. “My cheeks in excessive colour, overripe peaches / No shirt, no sneakers, solely my options,” she sings.
Giving us Mamma Mia! on the seaside vibes, the music video is a celebration of the summer season solstice and reveals Lorde skipping throughout the seaside in a vivid yellow two-piece just like the Little Mermaid’s cool older sister as different members of her laid-back island crew sway within the breeze. At one level, Lorde’s fellow seaside goers increase her up onto a picket platform rocking within the waves and let her drift as she strikes with the rhythm of the ocean. Filled with pleasure and sufficient calming vitality to persuade us to e book a tropical getaway, “Photo voltaic Energy” is the soothingly mellow Lorde comeback we deserved. Watch the total video above.