Up in flames

from Lorde – Tennis Court Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Lorde’s head is up in flames once again, in Buzzcut Season this refers to Lorde effectively losing her mind from the fame.

The vanity of fame is infecting her mind insidiously, slowly leading her to madness. Lorde fears exploding as a star in the celebrity world, only to go up in flames because she can’t deal with it.

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