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Photos: Run the Jewels and Tove Styrke join Lorde on her Melodrama World Tour

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Review: Lorde makes Portland’s Moda Center as intimate as her dinner table

Four years ago, New Zealand pop poet Lorde played Portland’s Crystal Ballroom a few hours before indie-pop band Vampire Weekend took the stage. Now in 2018, hot off the release of her sophomore album “Melodrama,” she’s headlining arenas and stadiums across the world. But somehow Lorde — born Ella Yelich-O’Connor …

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Review: Lorde looks back on her youth with ‘Melodrama’

Pronunciation is underappreciated in pop music. For Lorde, it’s an endearing strength. The New Zealand vocalist, born Ella Yelich-O’Connor, never wastes a word, using her soft whispers to hang on to every lyric she writes. The result is endlessly listenable, and it makes “Melodrama,” O’Connor’s sophomore effort, a sin to …

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