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WHO: Our Next Up Artist of the Week is Luciana. Luciana is a singer & songwriter from London who has been making a name for herself with infectious dance tracks such as "I Like That" and most recently "Primitive."
WHY: Leading dance music producer Richard Vission has once again partnered with Luciana to bring a new dance floor-killer to life. ‘Primitive’ is co-written by Luciana and Nick Clow (Kylie Minogue, Maroon 5, The Cataracs) and is sure to become a global dance floor smash with its catchy hooks and pummelling club beat!
FUN FACT: Luciana is known as the Queen of Electro. Find out how she feels about the term in the interview below!
Photo Credit: Universal Records
WHO: Ella Yelich- O'Connor A.K.A. Lorde, was born in Auckland, New Zealand. The 16-year-old singer has a knack for writing music, which is clear in her recent song "Royals". Lorde has been signed to a record label since age 12 & is currently signed to Universal Records.
WHY: Lorde's first EP The Love Club was released in March of 2013. The EP features 5 songs including two songs that have already hit radio, "Royals" & "Tennis Court".
Lorde Announced via her Instagram account that we can expect her debut album, Pure Heroine, to hit shelves September 30th!
FUN FACT: Lorde wrote EVERY SONG on her new album, Pure Heroin!