Lorde Sews Poem Into Grammys Robe: 'The Apocalypse Will Blossom’

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Lorde emblazoned a poem to the again of her flowing crimson Grammys robe on Sunday.

The artist — who was notably not invited to carry out a track from her nominated album “Melodrama” throughout the ceremony — walked round with a message on her again.

The piece of poetry by neo-conceptual artist Jenny Holzer learn: “Rejoice! Our occasions are insupportable. Take braveness, for the worst is a harbinger of the very best. Solely dire circumstance can precipitate the overthrow of oppressors. The previous & appropriate should be laid to waste. Earlier than the simply can triumph. Contradiction might be heightened. The reckoning might be hastened by the staging of seed disturbances. The apocalypse will blossom.”

Lorde, whose actual title is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, 21, captioned a photograph of the poem saying it was her model of the white rose.

“THE APOCALYPSE WILL BLOSSOM — an excerpt from the best of all time, jenny holzer,” she wrote on Instagram.

The New Zealand native was nominated for album of the 12 months for her 2017 hit “Melodrama.” She was the one girl nominated within the class, alongside JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Infantile Gambino.

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Selection reported that each one 4 males had been invited to carry out their music on the Sunday stage, however Lorde was not.

Her personal mom tweeted out a statistic from the New York Occasions calling out the dearth of feminine illustration within the ceremony.

“Of the 899 folks to be nominated for Grammy awards previously six years, solely 9 per cent had been girls,”the put up reads.

For the reason that songstress didn’t get a platform on the awards, she as a substitute to place out her message on the again of her present stopping tulle Valentino robe.

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