Lorde: I look like Gollum on stage
Lorde hates dentists, her mum still buys her shampoo, and she reckons she "looks like Gollum" when she performs.
The 17-year-old Kiwi singing sensation took to social news and entertainment website Reddit to answer fan questions during an "Ask Me Anything" session.
In an hour she attracted almost 5000 questions and comments.
During that time, she confirmed she would be performing at a "major festival" in North America in 2014.
She also revealed for her next video, she was deciding between the songs Ribs, 400 Lux and Buzzcut.
One fan asked why she referred to teeth so much in her album, Pure Heroine.
Lorde replied: "Just a weird obsession that has been with me always. Ironically, I hate dentists."
Another asked what shampoo she uses on her trademark curls.
"My mum buys it in 2-litre bottles from the supermarket I don't even know [sic]," Lorde replied.
ON PERFORMING: "I know when I'm onstage, I don't think about how it looks, I just concentrate on really feeling what I hear. But I totally know I look like Gollum when I perform, so it's cool."
ON TALL POPPY SYNDROME: Lorde said she has "definitely" experienced it - "although the majority of NZers have been great".