During New Zealand show...

Lorde might be an international phenomenon, but the singer remains a teenager from New Zealand.

Sure, she might have her own - Grammy award-winning - voice, but the songwriter still has influences, still has peers who inspire.

Returning home after a triumphant week, Lorde performed in Auckland and decided to throw in a few surprises.

Tackling James Blake's 'Retrograde' the singer manages those glissandos effortlessly, turning the track into a showcase for her voice. It's a lovely moment, which you can watch below. (via Consequence of Sound)

Lorde graced the cover of Clash last year - read a web-only chat with the singer HERE.

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