A Lorde Fan Places 'Melodrama' in the Louvre: 'A Masterpiece Surrounded by Others'

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Lorde performs at Sydney Opera House on Nov. 21, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

Nina Richard is a bold and dedicated fan of Lorde. So dedicated that she decided Lorde's sophomore album Melodrama needed its own spot at The Louvre -- the world's largest art museum in Paris. 

"Hey @lorde, I hung Melodrama in the Louvre!" Richard tweeted on Sunday (Nov. 26). "A masterpiece surrounded by others - I took it on a journey through time and space, from Antiquity, passing by Renaissance, to Modern Times. (I had to do it very quickly cause security started to watch me and hunt down on me)." 

The album's placement among the world's grandest art is not totally out of place, considering that Melodrama lists a track named "The Louvre."

The New Zealand singer explained to The Spinoffa New Zealand publication, the meaning behind the song: “I wanted to [give the feeling of] just like the big sun-soaked dumbness of falling in love and it’s like your whole head is like glue, it’s amazing. It is like drugs. It’s like ‘I just want to be by you all the time, I just want to listen to you talk and look at your face do all those dumb things that it does when you talk. It’s just like this big dumb joy and it’s intense -- and I feel like the instrumentation in that song kind of helped it get there.”

The Melodrama tribute came a day after Lorde's final show of the year, and two days before the LP received an album of the year nomination for the 2018 Grammys. 


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