Indy Yelich
Indy Yelich | Image: Jones Crow

Lorde’s Sister Indy Yelich Releases Debut Single ‘Threads’

Indy Yelich, the sister of New Zealand pop star Lorde, is embarking on her own music career, releasing her debut single ‘Threads’. Produced by Josh Grant, the track provides an introduction to Yelich’s nascent artistry, touching on the “chaotic, hopeful, passionate” nature of love and life in her early 20s.

Featuring a sound reminiscent of her elder sister’s early work, ‘Threads’ is a self-assured debut and the public’s first taste of a music career that has been in the works for a number of years.

Indy Yelich – ‘Threads’

“‘Threads’ is about the fear of letting a relationship consume me,” Yelich explained in a statement. Yelich wrote the song in the midst of a years-long off-and-on-again relationship. “When I think of this song, I think of a passionate argument, miscommunication, the excitement of New York City night life,” she said. “A toxic, messy love affair. Flashbacks of the moments shared together vs being out surrounded by friends, always caught in between.”

Raised in the Auckland suburb of Devonport, Yelich was initially attracted to the world of poetry, having been inspired by writers such as Ocean Vuong, Frank O’Hara, and Alex Dimitrov. She moved to Los Angeles at 18 before settling in New York soon after, eventually making her foray into the music world.

Channelling inspiration from the likes of Bon Iver, Kacey Musgraves and Tears For Fears, ‘Threads’ is the first of many tracks to come from the young artist. “I’ve always had a very distinct voice but now, at 23, I finally feel I know exactly what I’m trying to say,” she said.

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