Recording took place in Auckland's Golden Age Studios a small studio without expensive technology , and was completed in less than a year. She described the album as addressing themes of heartbreak, solitude and loneliness. At the , Lorde performed a stripped down version of the song; the performance received praise from rapper and. Some praised its hook while others criticized its forced lyrics and production. Archived from on 17 August 2013.
Select albums in the Format field. The album also debuted at number one on Australia's. Archived from on 4 November 2014. The impressive level of self-awareness is what makes her youthful commentary so compelling. Lorde - 400 Lux 03. Pure Heroine — Standard version No.
The song received widespread acclaim with reviewers complimenting its minimalist production and lyrics. Lorde - Glory And Gore 08. It failed to match the success of the previous singles, charting outside the top 10 in New Zealand, and at low-tier positions in Australia and the United States. In July 2014, released a mid-year chart; Pure Heroine was number four, selling 641,000 copies in the first half of the year. Pure Heroine fell to number seven in its third week, selling 48,000 copies, but rose to number five the following week and sold 40,000 copies.
Archived from on 2 January 2014. Archived from on 28 April 2014. The singer performed most of her songs in a silhouette; her face was frequently hidden from the crowd. She was inspired after seeing a photo by Ted Spiegel in the July 1976 issue of of player signing baseballs, with his team name Royals emblazoned across his shirt. It received positive critical reception with critics complementing her vocal clarity, stage presence and minimalist setting.
In September 2013, Lorde appeared on New Zealand's and performed on. Lorde wanted to write her own music, and the album's content was co-written with Little. Metacritic ranked it the fifth best-reviewed album of 2013, with 34 points. The Line of Best Fit. Lorde - Tennis Court 02.
It was the sixth-bestselling album of 2014, selling 841,000 copies and 6. Lorde appeared on stage with new outfits to accommodate the mood of the songs. Pure Heroine has been described as a , and album with minimalist production, deep bass and programmed beats. Like , Pure Heroine was recorded with producer Joel Little at Golden Age Studios in. She cited and minimalist music as the main inspirations for Pure Heroine. Enter Pure Heroine in the field Titel.
The album has appeared on multiple critics' year-end lists in 2013. To promote the album, Lorde did several performances worldwide. The album was praised for its genres and take on pop and for challenging present-day music and its performers, including artists such as and. Enter Lorde in the field Interpret. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Archived from on 15 February 2015. After several unsuccessful sessions with songwriters, Lorde was paired with by representative Scott Maclachlan, who assisted with the album's production.
Archived from on 2 November 2013. On 9 January 2014, the album rose from seventh to fifth on the chart and sold a further 46,000 copies; it held its position the following week, selling 33,000 copies. Archived from on 12 October 2016. Archived from on 22 September 2013. Archived from the original on 29 March 2017. Archived from on 14 May 2014. Select album in the field Format.