Lorde says she got "cottonmouth" during a surprise appearance on stage at Coachella.

The Kiwi pop star stunned fans when she appeared on stage to perform with British duo Disclosure at Coachella, joining them to perform their hit song Magnets.

The singer later posted a photo of her performing on stage to Instagram, writing "cottonmouth" in the caption. Lorde performed in front of thousands of people at the Californian festival and no doubt was feeling a little nervous about the experience.


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She wore loose striped pants and a tight mid-drift-baring black tube top as she danced and sang across the stage.


Disclosure was also joined by British singing sensation, Sam Smith, who performed the songs Latch and Omens.

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The Royals hitmaker was seen earlier partying with her celebrity pals, including Taylor and Austin Swift, and Lena Dunham's boyfriend Jack Antonoff. Lorde has reportedly been working with Antonoff on her upcoming second album.

An onlooker told People that "they were all having a great time."

Lorde also posted her own pictures to Instagram from her time at Coachella, including a photo of her dancing on stage with Disclosure and a poolsides pics, one captioned "pool girl sleep from last night's dancing".

uh oh, dancing past the point of n- r-----

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there she is

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pool girl sleepy from last night's dancing 🐠🌞⛱😴

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wish you were here

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Coachella is an annual music and arts festival. This year's line-up includes Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Ice Cube, Guns n' Roses, Of Monsters and Men and many others.

- nzherald.co.nz