It’s been over two years since Lorde has dropped new music, but today she has graced us peasants with the new single “Green Light” and let’s just say it’s like a shot of tequila straight to the soul. The post-breakup anthem, from her upcoming album Melodrama, thrives on finding the power to move on.
In an interview with Beats 1 today, Lorde said “I realized this is that drunk girl at the party dancing around crying about her ex-boyfriend who everyone thinks is a mess. That’s her tonight and tomorrow she starts to rebuild. And that’s the song for me.”
As fellow hot messes who consistently order drinks at different bars, we salute you Lorde, and we’re raising our glasses with a glass full of green for a brighter tomorrow.
The Lyrics: ‘Cause honey I’ll come get my things, but I can’t let go.
Old habits die hard, whether it be after the crash and burn of a awry relationship or finding it impossible to change your go-to bar order. Find new inspiration while basking in the comfort of days past with this cucumber vodka soda.
The Lyrics:Those great whites, they have big teeth/ Oh, they bite you.
Sometimes in love, there is a strong foundation of trust even when your heart is telling you to watch your back, but then the shark bites you like ginger striking your tongue.
The Lyrics: Thought you said that you would always be in love/ But you’re not in love no more.
Love is like a late night out. It’s loud, it’s vibrant, it’s a constant high that carries you from dance floor to dance floor. But once the sun comes up and the music stops, you’re hit with a hangover that will scream at you on your walk to brunch. Regain your spark and rebound with a fiery bloody mary.
The Lyrics: But I hear sounds in my mind/ Brand new sounds in my mind.
It’s time to get Mr. Not So Perfect out of your mind. Enter the green fairy, who’s going to take you on an existential ride that will definitely lead you into some signature Lorde dance breaks.
The Lyrics: I know about what you did and I wanna scream the truth/ She thinks you love the beach, you’re such a damn liar.
Nothing like catching your ex in a lie. Makes you think back to those moments when they bitched and moaned about getting sand in their swimsuit, only to now see them posting beach pics on Insta with “BAE.” This marg keeps it hot as you roll your eyes farther than they’ve ever gone before.
The Lyrics: I’m waiting for it, that green light, I want it.
You’ve danced on a Chevy Tahoe, you made the streets your own and now the light is going to change — the green light bringing you to a new romantic beginning is about to shine, just like this mint julep.
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