16-year-old New Zealander pop-star Lorde has made Alternative Radio history this week. Her debut single sold over 300k copies in the U.S. and reached #1 on Billboard’s Nielsen BDS-based Alternative Radio chart. Making her the highest charting and youngest female artist in seventeen years. The last solo female to top the chart was Tracy Bonham with her song “Mother Mother” in 1996. After playing 2 sold out shows in New York City and Los Angeles last week, the singer/songwriter announced more North American tour dates for the fall. The highly anticipated headlining shows sold out in a matter of minutes, prompting another date to be added at the Warsaw in Brooklyn on October 3.
Lorde has confirmed the title and release date for her debut album. Pure Heroine will be released via Lava/Republic Records on September 30th.
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
09/25 – Belasco – Los Angeles, CA *SOLD OUT*
09/27 – Fillmore – San Francisco, CA *SOLD OUT*
09/28 – Decibel Fest – Showbox at the Market – Seattle, WA *SOLD OUT*
09/30 – Webster Hall – New York, NY *SOLD OUT*
10/03 – Warsaw – Brooklyn, NY *NEW DATE*
10/06 – Hoxton – Toronto, ON *SOLD OUT*
The Love Club EP is available on now on iTunes