Lorde’s new song ‘Green Light’ is here (and a total bop) — listen, see lyrics

I'm waiting for it. That Green Light. I want it.

2:00 pm EDT, March 2, 2017

Lorde is back for the first time since “Yellow Flicker Beat.” Here’s the first song, “Green Light,” off her second studio album Melodrama.

The song, which is a total bop, debuted with a music video directed by Grant Singer on Thursday. “Green Light” is described by Lorde as “very different, and kinda unexpected. It’s complex and funny and sad and joyous and it’ll make you DANCE.”

“It’s the first chapter of a story I’m gonna tell you, the story of the last two wild, fluorescent years of my life. There is where we begin.”

In an interview with Beats 1 on Thursday, Lorde said the song is about “my first major heartbreak.”

“It’s not something that I really am used to writing about,” she said. “It took me a while to be able to figure out how to write about that.”

The song appears to shed light on her relationship with her ex-boyfriend James Lowe. They were together for three years before calling it quits in late 2015/early 2016.

Stream Lorde’s “Green Light” below:

“Green Light” album art:

Lorde Green Light Album Art Lyrics

It’s available here on Spotify.

Lorde’s ‘Green Light’ lyrics

I do my makeup in someone else’s car
We order different drinks at the same bars
I know about what you did and I want to scream the truth
She thinks you love the beach you’re such a damn liar
Those great whites they have big teeth

But they bite you
Thought you said that you’d always be in love
But you’re not in love no more
Did it frighten you how we kissed on the light up floor, on the light up floor
But I hear sounds in my mind
Brand new sounds in my mind
But honey I’ll be seeing you wherever I go
But honey I’ll be seeing you down every road

I’m waiting for it
That green light
I want it
‘Cause honey I’ll come get my things but I can’t let go
I wish I could get my things and just let go

Sometimes I wake up in a different bedroom
I whisper things the city sings them back to you
Those rumors they have big teeth

But they bite you
Thought you said that you would always be in love
But you’re not in love no more
Did it frighten you how we kissed on the light up floor, on the light up floor
But I hear sounds in my mind
Brand new sounds in my mind
But honey I’ll be seeing you wherever I go
But honey I’ll be seeing you down every road

I’m waiting for it
That green light
I want it
‘Cause honey I’ll come get my things but I can’t let go
I wish I could get my things and just let go

What do you think of Lorde’s ‘Green Light’?

She’ll perform the song on Saturday Night Live March 11 during an episode hosted by Scarlett Johansson.

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