A 16-year-old singer from Auckland’s North Shore has become the first woman in 17 years to top the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. Her real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor and she’s just about to release her first album, Pure Heroine, as Lorde. Not bad success for someone who’s still at high school. She told the world the news with a tweet and told the New Zealand Herald her success because she’s an Internet kid.

“I’m watching ‘Adventure Time’ but I’m also reading Allen Ginsberg … I’d like to think I’m doing something different.”

On Soundcloud the description of the EP is a series of lusts and luxuries. I think you better make your own mind up …