This Just In: Lorde “Glory And Gore”

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This Lorde song first got my attention back when I first listened to her debut album, Pure Heroine…but now, it apparently has the attention of a lot of people.

It’s being used in a really cool, slo-mo commercial for the new series of Vikings on The History Channel, and because of that, a ton of people are Shazaming and buying the track.

As you’d expect, it’s dark and has a bit of a hip-hop beat…but this one has a noticeably darker feel than “Royals” or “Team” does.

So, I ask you, dear HFS listeners…what do you think of it? Should we be playing it? Would it be a refreshing change of pace from “Royals” and “Team”? Check it out:

And here’s that commercial for the new season of Vikings…essentially a 60-second version of the song paired with slo-mo posing by badass Norsemen, their ladies, and various spirit animals:

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