And baby I'll rule (I'll rule I'll rule I'll rule...)
Let me live that fantasy
This line and the line preceding it may be spoken sarcastically. Since the whole of the song revolves around the false expectations of teenagers, she may be imitating the personalities of recluses.
The fantasy of a “different kind of buzz” — Lorde wants a life of fun and happiness, not control and power. The hometown may be poor and her cash flow may be low, but what matters is being alive. She’s contrasting her own fantasy of being happy with the “fantasy” world presented in mainstream music and media.
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