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Lorde Sounds Like Teen Spirit

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Valerie June, Mike Milosh of Rhye; bottom row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Earl Sweatshirt. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

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Lorde's debut album, Pure Heroine, is out now. Charles Howells/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lorde Doesn't Have A Bentley, But The Charts Will Do

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