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Saturday Pop Culture Brunch: We’ll Never Be Royals

Every now and then a song catches my attention, and this month, it’s Lorde’s “Royals.” 

It’s got haunting music, catchy lyrics, and it’s something I would have loved when I was sixteen. I used my Google-fu to learn more about the artist behind my new favorite song.

Lorde’s given name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor, and she was born the year after I graduated from college. For those keeping track at home, a) I’m old, b) the lovely Lorde will turn 17 in November. Pure Heroine, her debut album, was released yesterday. Initial reviews are positive, and I can’t wait to see how the album does overall.

Here’s “Tennis Courts” to start your weekend off right:

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