And I'm not proud of my address
In the torn up town, no post code envy
She’s not proud of where she comes from, and doesn’t feel the need to “represent” it, but she also doesn’t wish she lived somewhere else either. It’s just not worth bragging about.
Note that Lorde (real name: Ella Yelich O'Connor) goes to one of the RICHEST schools in New Zealand, and lives in one of the wealthiest suburbs in Auckland, so her claims of lacking “post-code envy” and coming from a “torn-up town” are somewhat controversial – even downright laughable – to people who actually live in NZ, regardless of the message of her song, but then again, her voice could be ambiguous here
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