10 Of The Most Self-Aware Lyrics From Lorde’s ‘Pure Heroine’

Thought Catalog

When I was sixteen I was still trying to figure out that you shouldn’t wear socks with sandals. 16 year old Lorde, on the other hand, was poised to release one of the strongest albums of 2013 with powerfully written lyrics that hint at a much older soul living inside of her body. Self-awareness stems from knowing yourself and the world around you, and how those two are undeniably linked. Below are 15 of the most post-modern lyrics from Lorde’s debut album “Pure Heroine” that hint she may just be a lyrical genius.

It’s a new art form showing people how little we care (yeah)
We’re so happy, even when we’re smilin’ out of fear


Anyone who says apathy isn’t the new black has seriously been unplugged from media for the past five years or so. Haven’t you heard? It’s cool to be numb and uninformed. It’s…

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