The Weeknd remixes Lorde’s ‘Royals’ – listen

US R&B star takes on latest single from New Zealand teenager

The Weeknd’s remix of Lorde‘s latest single ‘Royals’ has premiered online. Scroll down to hear the track now.

The track will feature on New Zealand teenager Lorde’s debut album, ‘Pure Heroine’, which is due for release in the UK on October 28. The New Zealand teenager will follow up the release of her ‘The Love Club’ EP with ‘Pure Heroine’ and has also announced a one-off London date in September. The album features ‘Royals’ plus ‘Tennis Court’ as well as eight brand new tracks.

Ahead of the release of the album, Lorde will play live for the first time in the UK with a gig at Madame JoJos on September 17. Tickets for the gig are on sale now. Similarly, The Weeknd will play his biggest UK shows to date in November, including a night at London’s O2 Arena. To check the availability of Lorde tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.


The ‘Pure Heroine’ tracklisting is as follows:

‘Tennis Court’
‘400 Lux’
‘Buzzcut Season’
‘Glory And Gore’
‘Still Sane’
‘White Teeth Teens’
‘A World Alone’

The Weeknd’s November tour dates are:

Birmingham NIA (November 22)
Manchester O2 Apollo (23)
London O2 Arena (26)