During an Auckland show...

Lorde joined Marlon Williams to cover a Bruce Springsteen classic last night (March 31st).

Marlon Williams was playing Hollywood Avondale in the New Zealand city, when he revealed a surprise guest.

Lorde then emerged, and the pair played a spartan duet, a neat take on Bruce Springsteen's 'Tougher Than The Rest'.

Inverting the bombast of the 1987 original, it's a touching moment from two Clash faves who exist in entirely separate spheres.

It's a curious thing: not only has New Zealand avoided the colossal UK death toll, but they've also got actual, genuine, headline-making gigs happening...

Makes you think.

One final thing to note: The Boss is actually a Lorde fan, and performed her breakout single 'Royals' back in 2014.

Watch Marlon and Lorde duet below.

Photo Credit: Holly Whitaker

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