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Four years after her hit debut, Pure Heroine, Lorde returns with a new album, Melodrama, out Friday. Annabel Edwards/NPR hide caption

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Lorde On Dialing Out And Turning Inward

After the rush of stardom accompanying her 2013 debut, the singer felt "deeply conspicuous" working in her native New Zealand. To finish her new album, Melodrama, she let herself get lost in New York.

Song 2 DJ Krush
Shutter Nocturnes
Oh Yoko! John Lennon, Flux Fiddlers et. al.
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus
Love Illumination Franz Ferdinand

Writer Greg O'Brien and his daughter, Colleen, play with Adeline, Greg's 8-month-old granddaughter. Eight years ago, Greg was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Alzheimer's Starts To Steal The Joy Of Being A Grandfather

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Four years after her hit debut, Pure Heroine, Lorde returns with a new album, Melodrama, out Friday. Annabel Edwards/NPR hide caption

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Lorde On Dialing Out And Turning Inward

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