‘Powerful experience’: Lorde releases mini-album in Māori language


Guardian staff

The New Zealand pop star says recording in the indigenous language was an ‘emotional’ experience

Lorde has released a mini-album of tracks in Māori, describing the project as “powerful” and a “starting point” of a journey.

The New Zealand singer re-recorded five tracks from her Solar Power album in te reo Māori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand. It’s titled Te Ao Mārama, meaning “world of light”.

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