Lorde's touching tribute to David Bowie

Lorde's touching tribute to David Bowie

After the death of David Bowie, Lorde added to the celebrity tributes by sharing a sweet Facebook post.

Lorde David Bowie Tribute

“The night I met him I played at an expensive Vogue benefit with a lot of fresh flowers, honouring Tilda,” the 19-year-old wrote.

“I was not quite seventeen, America was very new to me, and I was distinctly uneasy and distrustful toward everything happening in my life that was putting me in these flat-voiced, narrow-eyed, champagneish rooms. I played my three songs, thrashing and twitching in platform boots.”

The singer added that she had never met a hero of hers and “liked it” but “David was different”:

That night something changed in me - I felt a calmness grow, a sureness. I think in those brief moments, he heralded me into my next new life, an old rock and roll alien angel in a perfect grey suit. I realized everything I’d ever done, or would do from then on, would be done like maybe he was watching.

Lorde's AMA performace in honor of David Bowie in November

Lorde's full Facebook tribute:

When a hero dies, everyone wants a quote. I woke up this morning with a tender head from tears and that big red cup of...

Posted by Lorde on Monday, January 11, 2016

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