Following her first single of the year, Lorde has at last disclosed the release date of her 3rd studio album, Solar Power.

The Grammy Award-winning multiplatinum artist’s job, produced by Melodrama collaborator Jack Antonoff, includes 12 tracks. “The album is a party of the natural world, an effort at commemorating the deep, transcendent sensations I have when I’m outdoors,” Lorde said in a press release. “In times of suffering, grief, deep love, or complication, I aim to the environment for answers. I’ve discovered to breathe out, as well as listen. This is what came through.”

Lorde will debut Solar Power in a “first-of-its-kind, disc-less format”. Eco-conscious Music Box as a choice to a CD. It will feature additional aesthetic material, transcribed notes, unique pictures and also a download card.

Lorde has also announced a 2022 tour. She’ll start the tour off in her native New Zealand in February. Then to heading to the United States as well as Canada for springtime performances. Lorde will after that most likely travel to Europe and also the UK for more shows. All depending on the situation with the pandemic.

“Solar Power” arrived with a new music video co-directed by Lorde and also previous collaborator Joel Kefali. The track was co-written and also co-produced with Jack Antonoff. Phoebe Bridgers and also Clairo supplied backing vocals on the tune. “The album is a celebration of the natural world, an effort at eternalizing the deep, transcendent feelings I have when I’m outdoors,” Lorde wrote in a newsletter upon the single’s release.

In 2014, Lorde revealed Going South. Going South is a picture book taken by her good friend Harrie during their trip via Antarctica in 2019. This springtime, the singer-songwriter made a track alongside Marlon Williams during a performance in Auckland to cover Bruce Springsteen’s “Tougher Than the Relax.”

Though, her Solar Power track has just recently come into hot water due its close similarity to George Michael’s track. Though, George Michael’s estate released the adhering to statement “We are aware that many people are making a connection between Freedom ’90 by George Michael and Solar Power by lorde which George would certainly have been flattered to listen to, so on behalf of one excellent artist to one more, we desire her every success with the single.”

Lorde ended up being an overnight success in 2013 with the launch of her very first album Pure Heroine with lead single Royals.

She has actually since avoided standard music release patterns, having fallen short to launch an album given that 2017’s Melodrama.