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Lorde Announces Australian Tour, Debut Album ‘Pure Heroine’ Details

Written by Mike Hohnen on August 16, 2013

What has been a big week for Kiwi wunderkind Lorde has just got even bigger with the announcement of Australian tour dates, seeing the rising star make her way down the east coast as she amps up fans for the release of Pure Heroine, her highly anticipated debut album.

All eyes are squarely fixed on the 16-year-old, who has managed to drop two EPs with overwhelming success. Already heavyweights such as Grimes, Moby, the Backstreet Boys and Selena Gomez have tipped their hat to the musician, who won over a huge Splendour In The Grass audience with her last-minute performance.

After news of her impending debut album, Pure Heroine, dropped via social media earlier in the week, we now have an official Australian release date as well. Slated for a Friday, 27th September street date, the 10-track LP has some serious hype to overcome, though considering it contains high-rotation singles Royals and Tennis Court it should have no trouble surpassing expectations.

Earlier this week, Lorde became the first female solo artist in 17 years to top the Billboard charts, so this will be a rare chance to take in her live show before before she hits the big time.

Tickets go on sale next Monday, 19th August.

UPDATE 19/08/13: Extra Melbourne and Sydney shows added today, with both Melbourne dates completely sold out. Get in quick if you’re keen!

A Lorde Australian Tour
with special guest Oliver Tank

Wednesday, 16th October
The Zoo, Brisbane QLD

Thursday, 17th October
Metro Theatre, Sydney NSW

Friday, 18th October – NEW SHOW!
Metro Theatre, Sydney NSW

Saturday, 19th October
Zierholz @ UC, Canberra ACT

Monday, 21st October – SOLD OUT!

The Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC

Tuesday, 22nd October – SOLD OUT!
The Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC

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