And I mean that in the best way, of course. The 18-year-old New Zealand native began her performance of “Yellow Flicker Beat” trapped in a mini prison, raging against the four walls until she finally escaped. At that point, she was clearly feeling good… and it wasn’t even a Wednesday!
As Elizabeth Banks noted, this is the first time American audiences have seen Lorde perform this track — the theme song for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 — but the question is: Are you hoping for a repeat?
For what it’s worth, Taylor Swift is clearly ready for more:
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