Lorde‘s ability to rule over the Billboard charts with her track Royals, as well as her debut album Pure Heroine, has seen the New Zealand teen get in contact with some pretty awesome individuals.
In an interview featured in next month’s Clash magazine (of which she also graces the cover), Lorde said that she “definitely wants to” write for other artists.
“Obviously lyrics are a huge part of my music, and they’re so personal
to me, so… It’ll be such a challenge to step out of my body. I can’t
wait. Rihanna would be fun to write for because she’s done EVERYTHING”.
World, make this happen.
Lorde went on to say ”I’ve heard from lots of people – almost too many to mention! But Dr Luke was particularly impressive.” That’d be Dr. “I Wrote Miley’s Wrecking Ball, Kelly Clarkson’s Since U Been Gone, Katy Perry’s I Kissed A Girl and about a million other chart-topping pop songs” Luke, one of the most successful, midas-touching songwriters and producers in the world. “It’s like, “you’re Dr Luke. You’re like Rambo”. He’s pop royalty. I imagine him living in some ice palace with Nordic maidens and windchimes. He’s cool. I find what he does so fascinating.”
Also hopefully in the pipeline for Lorde is writing music for “the K-Pop (Korean Pop) girlbands with twelve people who rule the country… Girlbands are only cool if they’re so ridiculous it’s awesome”.
The idea of a bangin’ Lorde collaboration first had us salivating when she and Flume had a brief Twitter chat hinting at potentially teaming up back in August.
Check out our exclusive pre-Billboard ascension interview with Lorde below.