Lorde Plays It Cool With 'Royals' on 'Fallon'

New Zealand teen makes her American television debut

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Lorde made her American television debut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon where she performed two songs off her debut album Pure Heroine. The 16-year-old opened with her first single, and current hit, "Royals." The cool performance included a level of drama with minimal lighting, just Lorde in a white dress backed by a drummer and keyboardist. 

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As a web-only bonus, she also performed  a haunting version"White Teeth Teens," a song that's rich in self-awareness, but much more upbeat than the dreamy, electronic vibe that lines her album.