Lorde appears on the cover of the May 2014 issue of Fashion magazine. She talks about kids today, industry stereotypes, and accomplishing things early.
I’m drawn to women who aren’t painted in history as sweet figures. Patti Smith was prickly. She was frustrated. She didn’t take people’s sh*t. There’s no better music idol for young women, because there is a lot of pressure for us to be really positive all the time. Every photo shoot I do, I get asked for big smiles, and I shouldn’t have to be that way.