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Our All-Time Favorite Covers by Lorde

By: Mike Cohane//

Lorde is one of the most captivating and refreshing artists of today. In such a short period of time, she has been able to infect the mainstream radio waves with her smoky and dynamic vocals. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite songs that Lorde has covered. Check it out below!

“Me and Julio Down By The School Yard” by Paul Simon

Lorde and Jack Antonoff team up to bring us a new age version of a Paul Simon classic.

“All Apologies” by Nirvana

With an all-star backing band (including Dave Grohl on drums), Lorde performs her own version of the song that holds true to the original at the Rock & Roll Hall of Hame Induction (2014).

“Don’t Tell ‘Em” by Jeremih

Lorde gives a haunting and mesmerizing performance in BBC’s Live Lounge.

“Use Somebody” by Kings Of Leon

At only 12 years of age, Lorde brings us a captivating version of “Use Somebody” that rivals the original on Radio NZ.

“Retrograde” by James Blake

This performance will draw you in and hold onto you for 5 minutes straight.

What was your favorite cover by Lorde? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @soundigest!