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Lorde gets the Greek on her team at her sold-out show
Lorde gets the Greek on her team at her sold-out show

About a year ago, Lorde played her last headlining L.A. concerts, at the Fonda Theatre and the Belasco. After that, she played on the Grammys telecast and at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. At each of those shows, she seemed steely and reserved, inhabiting the frosty digital productions of her songs. What a difference a year makes. At the Greek Theatre on Monday, the young woman born Ella Yelich-O’Connor -- who started as a goth-inclined documentarian of teen malaise -- turned into a thrashing dervish onstage. There were costume changes, brilliant colors and bubbles of dry ice vapor that turned the front rows of the Greek into a foggy alien planet.  For a...

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