Lorde - 'Team' (Official Video)

4 December 2013, 11:28 | Updated: 4 December 2013, 12:29

Lorde has returned with her latest music video for new song 'Team'.

The track is taken from her debut album 'Pure Heroine' and follows on from previous releases 'Tennis Court' and the Vodafone Big Top 40 number one 'Royals'.

Upon launching the video, she crashed her VEVO channel as fans attempted to get the first glimpse of the promo.

Lorde, real name Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor, wears some gothic dark lipstick and has her hair tyed back in tight cornrows during the new video. 

The singer explained that the promo all stemmed from a dream she once had.

[It's] about teenagers in their own world, a world with hierarchies and initiations, where the boy who was second in command had acne on his face, and so did the girl who was queen," she said.

"I dreamt about this world being so different to anything anyone had ever seen, a dark world full of tropical plants and ruins and sweat. and of this world, i dreamt about tests that didn't need to be passed in order to be allowed in: sometimes the person who loses is stronger.'

Debut album 'Pure Heroine' is out now.