If you were wondering why Lorde opted to dance rather than sing for her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, here’s your answer.
Per a tweet from the artist posted ahead of the show, Lorde has the flu.
No matter, though, as Lorde’s joyous on-stage performance to her latest single “Perfect Places” was an absolute delight. I mean, look at these photos:
We’re sending our love and a box of Kleenex.