PRAISE BE: Lorde Just Announced Her First Aussie Tour In Five Years Plus Her Album Release Date

Kiwi queen Lorde issued a v. important email to her fans overnight where she revealed exclusive deets about her new era, including the release date and tracklist of her forthcoming album, Solar Power, plus info on her next tour.

Lorde is set to tour Australia and New Zealand for the first time in five years when she embarks on her Solar Power tour in New Zealand on February 27 next year, before visiting Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Then, she will wrap up in Perth on Saturday, March 19.

The onion ring connoisseur also revealed that her hotly anticipated album, Solar Power, is dropping on August 20.

The announcement states that Lorde will release it in “a first-of-its kind, discless format” to honour “the natural world.” Peep the tracklist below.

In addition to the Australian-New Zealand leg of the Solar Power tour, Lorde will also jet off to Europe, the United Kingdom and North America.

Tickets go on sale on Monday, July 5, but there will be a Frontier pre-sale on Wednesday, June 30.

Here are the dates and deets, for your viewing pleasure:

Lorde’s Solar Power tour dates

Sunday, February 27
Neudorf Vineyards | Upper Moutere NZ
All Ages* | Ph: 0800 111 999

Tuesday, March 1
Days Bay | Lower Hutt NZ
All Ages* | Ph: 0800 111 999

Wednesday, March 2
Black Barn Vineyards | Havelock North NZ
All Ages* | Ph: 0800 111 999

Friday, March 4
TSB Bowl Of Brooklands | New Plymouth NZ
All Ages* | Ph: 0800 842 538

Saturday, March 5
Outer Fields at Western Springs | Auckland NZ
All Ages* | Ph: 0800 111 999

Thursday, March 10
Riverstage | Brisbane AU
All Ages* | Ph: 136 100

Saturday, March 12
Sidney Myer Music Bowl | Melbourne AU
All Ages* | Ph: 132 849

Tuesday, March 15
Aware Super Theatre | Sydney AU
All Ages* | Ph: 132 849

Saturday, March 19
Belvoir Amphitheatre | Perth AU
18+ | Ph: 1300 438 849