The sudden concert wasn't just a chance to get out the pre-Coachella jitters-although she's set to perform at the festival on Sunday.
The chorus goes: "I'm blowing shit up with homemade dynamite". Check out a brief snippet of Lorde's ode to West below, as well as fan footage from her ensuing performance of "Liability".
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Jennifer Taub, an organizer who kickstarted the movement, told CBS News ahead of the event that she wasn't sure what to expect. In past 40 years , this has done by both every president and presidential nominee.
Lorde will play Coachella on Sunday with an encore performance on April 23.
Her second album Melodrama is due for release on June 16.
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It was a regime she took up as a young woman, after the doctor diagnosed her with anaemia shortly after World War I. Always a biscuits-lover, she has been used to eating very little vegetables, according to her personal doctor.
She is performing at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown on Friday night USA time (Saturday NZ time).
Lorde debuted a new Melodrama track titled "Sober" at the singer's surprise pre-Coachella gig Friday night, her first full concert in almost three years. Talking about the song before singing it, she said that it was about the good, insane part of living in your twenties. She opened with Tennis Courts, followed by Magnets and 400 Lux.
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The performance marked Lorde's first live set since 2014.