Release date: September 30, 2013
Label: Universal Music Group
Produced by: Joel Little
Pure Heroine is the debut studio album by New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, released on September 30, 2013 through Universal Music. Ella Yelich-O'Connor co-wrote the album with producer Joel Little.
Pure Heroine debuted at number one on the New Zealand Albums chart and the Australian Albums chart. The album performed strongly on national record charts internationally, reaching number three on the US Billboard 200 and charting within the top-ten in eight additional countries. Pure Heroine was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The album was also noted for its impact on present-day pop music and its challenge on modern-day artists.