Lorde's anticipated new album, Solar Power, is due out on August 20, and she's shared the second single, "Stoned at the Nail Salon," which she wrote and produced with Jack Antonoff. It's a much more mellow and less upbeat song than the title track, with a little country twang and minimal acoustic guitar, and like the title track, it features backing vocals from Phoebe Bridgers and Clairo. Stream it below.
"This song is sort of a rumination on getting older, settling into domesticity, and questioning if you’ve made the right decisions," Lorde says. "I think lots of people start asking those questions of themselves around my age, and it was super comforting to me writing them down, hoping they’d resonate with others too. I used this song as a dumping ground for so many thoughts..."