“In this sort of post-Blonde landscape, we can all sort of do whatever we want in terms of instrumentation,” the 20-year-old New Zealand native said. One of the songs curated with influence from Mr. Ocean is “The Louvre.”
“We could’ve just made it a big, easy single because the bonds are there,” she continued. “…It won’t mean as much to simplify the journey, or to force a big chorus. I just want it to feel like how that [‘new love’] feels…the big, sun-soaked dumbness of falling in love.”
As for her next album, the Grammy-winner explains that she already has some ideas of what she’ll be doing, noting that it will be “very different” than her previous two efforts.
Listen to her comments below.