The concept of “art for art’s sake” may be a fine vision, but the reality of art is often far less idealistic. From Napoleon’s patronage of Jacques-Louis David to John F. Kennedy’s choice of Robert Frost to recite a poem at his presidential inauguration, political leaders have long used art to garner support. The term “propaganda” may get a bad name, but the history of states sponsoring the arts as a means of accruing glory has led to the creation of some of the finest art the world has ever seen, from Diego Velazquez’s portraits of the Spanish royal family
Lorde showed up on the roof of New York’s famed Ed Sullivan Theater for a performance of her recent single “Solar Power” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
The breathtaking performance sees Lorde singing the summer-ready anthem and joyfully dancing across the rooftop with the New York City skyline in the background. The musician is joined by her band, who plays from a mirrored circular stage.
Lorde released “Solar Power” earlier this summer. The song is the title track for her long-awaited third album, Solar Power, out on August 20 via Republic Records. Lorde co-wrote and produced
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Her upcoming album may be titled Solar Power, but Lorde doesn’t want people to think it’s a grand statement about global warming. During a recent interview with the Guardian, she clarified that the project is not a “big climate change record.”
“I’m not a climate activist, I’m a pop star. I stoke the fire of a giant machine, spitting out emissions as I go. There is a lot I don’t know,” the 24-year-old admitted. According to the article, there is one “protest song” on the album called “Fallen Fruit,”