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♪ just walk the walk tonigh cause we don't nee permission to danc da-na-na-na-na-na-na ♪ ♪ da-na-na-na-na-na-n da-na-na-na-na-na-na no, we don't nee permission to dance ♪ ♪ da-na-na-na-na-na-n da-na-na-na-na-na-na da-na-na-na-na-na-na 'cause we don't need ♪ ♪ permission to dance da-na-na-na-na-na-na da-na-na-na-na-na-na da-na-na-na-na-na-na ♪ ♪ no, we don't need permission to danc da-na-na-na-na-na-na da-na-na-na-na-na-na ♪ ♪ da-na-na-na-na-na-n 'cause we don't need permission to dance ♪ [ cheers and applause >> jimmy: bts! the "butter" cd single is out now. "butter. join us tomorrow night -- don cheadle and cecily strong will be here, and we'll have another performance from bts my thanks to edgar ramirez, bts, and the roots thank you for watching stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers.
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goodnight, everybody thank you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> announcer: tonight on "late night with seth meyers chat and music from lorde, seth and lorde go day drinking an all-new "closer look, featuring the 8g band with taku hirano. and now, seth meyers >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers, and this is "late night. we hope you're all doing well tonight. let's get to the news. former president trump's friend and chair of his 2017 inaugural fund, tom barrack, was arrested yesterday on charges of violating foreign lobbying laws,
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obstructing justice and making false statements, as well as one count of impersonating an astronaut. that's right another of trump's friends was arrested yesterday okay it's no longer news when a friend of trump's is arrested. the only possibly interesting thing, now, is what for? "regicide. i didn't see that coming." the white house reportedly held high-level discussions recently with fox news over its coronavirus vaccine coverage yeah, well, good luck with that. you might be able to talk some sense into fox and friends or bret baier but once fox news after dark starts, it's the wild west tucker carlson will tell you the vaccines are dangerous while getting the vaccine. the pentagon's inspector general announced plans, this week, to review procedures to keep the so-called nuclear football secure during a crisis in the event that it is lost or stolen, or ends up in the wrong mouth. "major, drop it! it's not a toy i'll talk to him
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i'll talk to him." [ light laughter ] a bipartisan group of senators working on finalizing the infrastructure framework reportedly met, last night, over tacos and wine and i'm not sure there's a better metaphor for the state of bipartisanship in washington than having wine with your tacos. what happened, the republicans filibustered the margaritas? tampa bay buccaneers' star quarterback, tom brady, visited the white house yesterday, to celebrate the team's super bowl win and apparently brought jokes. >> not a lot of people, you know, think that we could have won and, in fact, i think about 40 percent of the people still don't think we won >> i understand that [ laughter ] >> you understand that, mr. president? >> oh, trump's not going to like that he loved you dude, but i say lean into it "hey, what's the difference between football and donald trump football's got a fourth quarter. the man's broke. what else? what else? it's hard doing them standing.
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[ laughter ] in a recent interview, a top aide to president biden said that engaging with former-president trump is like, quote, wrestling with an alligator. and then again, at biden's age, putting on a sweater is like wrestling with an alligator. [ light laughter ] and finally, amid growing concerns of contracting coronavirus in tokyo's olympic village, the u.s. women's gymnastics team, yesterday, decided to move into a hotel and get this, in addition to everything else she can do, simone biles figured out how to print something in the business center in five minutes and that was the monologue we've got a great show for you tonight. she's a grammy-winning singer, songwriter and one of the coolest people ever. lorde will be here she'll be sitting right here on this chair to chat and we will also -- and she will also, i will not be performing i requested and got shot down by lorde. she will be performing a song from her new album, "solar power," which is out august 20th. plus, we will debut our drunken adventure, "day drinking with lorde and seth." it's a really good one
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but before we get to all that, yet another associate of former president trump has been arrested this time, it was the former committee, tom barrack, who is accused of illegally using his connections and access to trump to lobby on behalf of a foreign government for more on this, it's time for "a closer look." ♪ >> seth: there's a lot going on in the world right now delta variant, climate disaster, wealth hoarding, tax dodging tech billionaires who exploit their workers racing to space, and cowboy hats like data playing sheriff on the holodeck. second data ref in a week. is next generation, our new mash but i'd like to start with perhaps the most trivial and least consequential development in the news. disney unveiling its new joe biden animatronic for the hall of presidents look at that joe biden was basically made to be in the hall of presidents you can't tell the difference between the real biden and the animatronic biden. in fact, given how much of a
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wild card human biden can be, i'm betting his aides would love to have the animatronic on stand-by for town halls. "oh god, oh, he's telling the corn pops story again. bring in the robot oh, phew oh now, the robot's telling the corn pop story oh, wait okay, i can actually follow it i can follow when the robot does it." and i have to say, i enjoy the fact that disney made a realistic biden robot with a presidential demeanor and a normal-human facial expression, as opposed to the trump animatronic, which has the expression of someone who just walked in on their parents having sex i mean, this looks like one of the bodies preserved in ash at pompeii. "vesuvius is never going to blow yoinks." looks like han solo frozen in carbonite. also, who signed off on making franklin pierce look exactly like me? you gave me one of the worst presidents i grew up in new hampshire, so i actually know some stuff about franklin pierce. he was also from new hampshire
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and nothing else [ laughter ] i remember in 4th grade, they told us that new hampshire news, we lost our [ bleep ]. and then, it was on to james buchanan look, maybe, one of the reasons -- [ [ la so surprised, is it keeps finding out more about just how corrupt the campaign and presidency of the man he was based on were. every day, it seems like we get new details about alleged crimes involving trump's cabinet officials, or his business associates or his friends. some of them are investigations we didn't even know about. it's like a game of "clue," where every answer is correct. "was it professor plum in the ball room, with the dagger it was how about ms. scarlet in the kitchen, with the lead pipe. her too. okay, and what about rudy in the billiard room with the candlestick to the nuts? yep, every time. for example, we learned this week that an inspector general found that trump commerce secretary, wilbur ross, lied to congress about the census, and
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presented those findings to the trump justice department but trump's doj declined to prosecute him, and when ross heard he wasn't getting prosecuted, i'm guessing he celebrated by cracking open a beer and a can of soup i mean, look at him. it looks like the poster for a movie called "retirement frat. "wilbur, did you replace the oxygen tanks with helium, again? >> "i'll never tell, dude. [ laughter ] >> seth: that is -- what you just saw is 100 percent my fault. [ laughter ] and then, there's trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort. a week ago, we found out that a banker who arranged millions in loans to manafort was found guilty of trying to use those loans to secure a job in the trump campaign and administration >> it took a federal jury less than two hours to reach a guilty verdict in the case of former federal savings bank executive, stephen calk he was accused of pushing risky loans through for former donald trump campaign manager, paul manafort, in exchange for a high-level position in the administration
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calk got manafort $16 million worth of loans from the bank, despite concerns from board members over their high levels of risk. manafort then recommended calk for an open under secretary of the army position. >> look, i'm sure this sort of [ bleep ] happens all the time in d.c., and more people should be prosecuted for it but my god, trump and his cronies were so brazen about it. the trump operation was such a toxic criminal enterprise that even people who are just tangentially related to him are getting thrown in jail now at this point, i wouldn't be surprised if they get his disney robot for using a shell company to dodge taxes "don't look surprised. you know what you did. calk apparently got a job on the trump campaign by loaning manafort millions, despite his checkered financial past and when trump won, he actually wrote down a list of jobs he would want in a trump administration >> stephen calk was convicted for giving paul manafort $16 million in questionable bank loans in 2016 and 2017.
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after calk's first multimillion-dollar loan to manafort, manafort put him on the trump campaign's economic advisory council prosecutors said stephen calk repeatedly ignored financial red flags in manafort's loan applications, because he desperately wanted to be secretary of the army and thought that's how he could get it he listed, in ranked order, his favorite, quote, "prospective roles, prospective rules" in the new administration his number one choice was secretary of the army. if not that, he'd take, you know, secretary of commerce, deputy secretary of the treasury, 18 preferred ambassadorships. everything, from the uk, to the vatican, to singapore. >> seth: i guess, if you're the kind of guy who ignores red flags, you're also the kind of guy who writes down a list of the quos you would like in return for your quids. "yeah, send a copy of this to manafort, trump, and the fbi is that dumb?" also, total aside here, but if you are a corrupt banker, paying for a job in the administration, why would you want secretary of the army over ambassador to the vatican? i mean, the secretary of the army has actual stuff to do.
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i'm pretty sure the ambassador to the vatican just gets to hang out in rome, drinking aperol spritzes, and dodging vespas on cobblestone streets. every now and then, you run into the pope and he says, "i'm from argentina. i don't talk like this." of course, calk wasn't the only trump goon to write down incriminating material when prosecutors indicted trump organization's cfo allen weisselberg for alleged tax fraud earlier this month, it turned out, they kept internal spreadsheets detailing the scheme for example, according to the indictment, weisselberg caused the trump corporation to issue corporate checks made payable to a trump organization employee, who cashed the checks and received cash. the cash was given to weisselberg for his personal use. the trump corporation booked this cash as holiday entertainment, but maintained internal spreadsheets showing the cash to be part ofention the dead giveaway there is that trump would ne he would sit there with eric and don jr. and watch the grinch on tv "why can't you idiots be more like this guy? then yesterday, we got news
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about the arrest of, yet another long-time trump associate, tom barrack who was an adviser to trump's campaign and the chair of his inaugural committee, which incidentally, is also under investigation, unrelated to these new charges >> tom barrack, the chairman of trump's 2017 inaugural committee has been arrested on a host of charges, including illegally lobbying for the united arab emirates, obstructing justice, and making "the washington post" reports federal prosecutors say barrack capitalized on his friendship, with, and access to trump and other high-ranking government officials, and his relationship with u.s. journalists to advance the policy goals of a foreign government without disclosing their true alliances >> seth: so one of trump's closest confidants and advisers was secretly using his access and connection to trump to lobby the campaign and the administration as an unregistered agent of a foreign government that means various trump associates were either lobbying for or connected to ukraine, russia, turkey, qatar, and the world showcase of corruption
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this is supposed to be the america first campaign the new, working-class gop instead, it was all a bunch of millionaire lobbyists, bankers, consultants, and private equity titans working for foreign countries. the so-called america first campaign was a bigger scam than subway tuna. i'm not saying it's not tuna, all i know is last week, i found a wishbone in my foot long, and then, i pulled it apart and wished for real tuna now, we already knew part of this story, thanks to investigation by the house oversight committee during the trump presidency, which found that barrack had submitted drafts of a 2016 america first energy speech to the uae for edits. he took a speech with america first in the title and submitted it to a foreign government for approval that's like finding out the cop who did the d.a.r.e presentation at your high school snorted some fat rails off a cafeteria tray to get hyped up. "who is ready to learn about how bad drugs are? wait, sorry, my friend pablo escobar did a rewrite on that who is ready to find out how bad drugs aren't?" and according to the indictment released yesterday, barrack, a longtime trump friend used that friendship to get language
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inserted into the then-candidate's energy speech in 2016 about the importance of working with our gulf allies at the behest of emirati officials. so, thanks to barrack, the uae basically hired trump to do a cameo for them "uae, it's donald trump, and i hear you have a birthday coming up." but barrack succeeded, as you can see from this clip of the speech in 2016, which was supposed to be about american energy independence and the so-called america first energy policy weirdly, there was a line out of nowhere where trump seemed to backtrack and say, actually, we'll keep buying oil from gulf states like the uae. >> we will become and stay totally independent of any need to import energy from the opec cartel or any nations hostile to our interests. anybody hostile to our interests, believe me, we don't deal with 'em. we'll handle 'em just fine just fine. [ cheers and applause and by the way, there are plenty of them out there that are hostile to our interests
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at the same time, we'll work with our gulf allies to develop a positive- energy relationship as part of our antiterrorism strategy >> seth: he makes it so easy for prosecutors. you can literally see the moment where he riffs off the cuff and then goes back to the line barrack wrote for him. he totally contradicts himself "those gulf states, they hate us, don't they folks mark my words, we will never work with them, ever those gulf states can kiss my ass. at the same time, we will work with our gulf allies, because they love us and we love them and remember, they do have a birthday coming up." the trump campaign and presidency were one big criminal enterprise, a toxic cesspool of corruption and self-enrichment and clearly, there's still so much more we need to find out, among many other things, it proves, once again, that the new supposedly populous working class american first republican party is a total scam. in reality, it's just a bunch of wealthy oligarchs conning voters while they serve foreign interests and rake in millions every time we find out about yet another trump corruption scheme,
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it's like taking a kick right to the -- >> calk. [ laughter ] >> seth: that one's not on me. this has been "a closer look." ♪ we'll be right back with lorde ♪ >> for more of seth's "closer looks," be sure to subscribe to "late night" on youtube. ♪ [sfx: radio being tuned] welcome to allstate. ♪ [band plays] ♪ a place where everyone lives life well-protected. ♪♪ and even when things go a bit wrong, we've got your back. here, things work the way you wish they would. and better protection costs a whole lot less. you're in good hands with allstate. click or call for a lower auto rate today.
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♪ >> seth: back again, tonight, with the 8g band, he is the touring percussionist for rock legends fleetwood mac. the new single from his upcoming debut album on ropeadope records and modern icon productions, "come and get it" featuring keyon harrold is available now on all streaming platforms taku hirano is here. it's so great to have you with us, taku our guest tonight is a grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, whose third album, "solar power," is out on august 20th. please, welcome back to the >> seth: hello so nice to see you welcome back this is -- this is very lovely
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for me, because i also saw you last week. and i feel like we had the benefit of getting to catch up over some alcohol. >> we did more than just catch up >> seth: yeah. >> i feel like we really closed the gap, pretty fast >> i think we closed the gap pretty fast. we took advantage of -- you're a very scheduled person, as you were doing an album launch >> yeah. >> seth: and we only had a couple hours to drink a lot of drinks >> we got so blasted >> seth: yeah. >> like, i -- i don't know if you realize how drunk you're really getting when you do this thing. >> seth: i think it was very nice -- you pointed out to me early, you're not someone who necessarily shows right away you have a reputation amongst your friends >> very poised very poised drunk. >> seth: yeah. >> you'd never know the difference >> seth: that's what everyone says about me. >> i -- but i'm scared i'm scared to see this thing >> that's right. you haven't seen it yet. >> there's gonna be no poise i know it. >> seth: i'm very excited. congratulations on the album >> thank you >> seth: this is very exciting >> thank you >> seth: and i want to talk about some of the places you were while you were working on this album one, which made sense, you went
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home you were in new zealand. >> mm-hh >> seth: how is it transitioning back to a place like new york city after -- which, i, obviously, is a another wonderful place to be, but new zealand, very different than new york city >> very different. i would say, the main thing i observed between the difference between new zealand and america, apart from the obvious, sort of, covid protocols and such every food at the grocery store is -- it's a hotdog, but it's almonds. b it's almonds. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> like, it's cream cheese, but it's almonds like everything is made of a nut. >> seth: yeah. do you -- do you know what i mean we don't really -- >> seth: we're very proud of that >> we don't have the nut technology you haven't brought -- you haven't brought nuts into every and all cuisines >> we have, like, maybe a nut milk >> seth: okay. >> but -- but the, you know, full sundae. >> seth: oh, yeah, the almonds have taken over. you know, the ice cream. the -- the almonds have taken over that's the main thing. >> seth: that's -- i think that when -- if you asked anyone what is the biggest difference between new york and new zealand, you're the only one who would pick that answer >> the nuts, yeah. >> seth: you also went to antarctica >> i did >> seth: that -- now, is that something you'd always wanted to do >> always, since i was a kid >> seth: okay. >> i was a total history buff. completely obsessed. i had always wanted to go, and i got the chance to do it. it's really difficult to get
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you have to get a million shots. >> seth: okay. >> there has to be, like, nothing physically wrong with you, because there's not much, kind of, medical stuff down there. it's a whole process, but it was amazing. it was like a pilgrimage, you know >> seth: i think it's safe to say it's freezing, freezing cold >> it's so cold. >> seth: okay. >> so cold and it's like the height of summer you know, it's as warm as it gets, and it's freezing. >> seth: but it's also -- this, obviously, also makes sense, but i felt dumb not realizing until i read it. it's incredibly sunny. >> it's sunny all day. the sun does not go down yeah it's -- it messes with your head for sure >> seth: 'cause i think when you see an album called "solar power," you start thinking about, "oh, you wrote it on the beach. [ laughter ] and, obviously, you spent a fair amount of time on the beach, but you were also -- a little bit of the inspiration came from antarctica >> yeah. i guess, just -- like, i -- you know, the album is very much about nature and to go there and experience nature in this very raw form was really inspiring for me >> seth: last time you were here, which was way back, was right before your second album and we talked a little bit about when you have, you know, an
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incredibly popular debut album you have to follow it up with a sophomore album which, again, was very popular do you feel less pressure going to a third album or as an artist, is it just going to be each time out? >> you know, i think last time i was so nervous -- i think everyone's nervous before their second album but it went quite well and i think i, sort of, could have done anything i wanted. and this one, i felt like i just made for my peers to, like, amuse other musicians or -- you know, i was like, "let's just flex and do something that will make this musician text me like, 'i see what you did there.'" [ laughter ] >> seth: that's really nice. >> it was fun. >> seth: i think that's a good way of going about it. >> yeah. you also worked with jack antonoff again. >> i did >> seth: this is someone who, i imagine, you have a very intensely close relationship, even though a lot of it was happening over zoom? >> yeah, we -- we managed to not write any songs on zoom, which was great. >> seth: oh, that's great. >> 'cause i was dreading that
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part of it we facetimed a lot and just, sort of, like waited till we could be together again. you know, he and i have known each other for years, and we knew it would happen eventually, but it was weird we just, sort of, like locked down in the studio in new york no one else could come into the room and we had the windows open, doors open, the whole time so, you can, kind of, hear like sirens in west village [ light laughter ] you know, it's very -- >> seth: that's fantastic. um, first of all, i want to say thank you so much. i am so glad you are doing a song this is really a hat trick of lorde. >> yeah. >> seth: because we got to talk to you we're going to get music from you. >> it's my night and when we come back, we're going to watch day drinking together, so do not go anywhere. stick around ♪ now, we all know progressive offers 24/7 protection, but we also bundle outdoor vehicles with home and auto to help people save more! [ laughs ] ♪♪
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you the next day [ laughter ] >> i almost can't even talk about it i can't look at an alcoholic drink ever again >> seth: yeah. >> it was insane >> seth: i was -- we filmed this last monday, and then on tuesday, you were on "the late show with stephen colbert. and i was -- i watched that very nervous that i had somehow taken you out so late that you would not perform well, but you were wonderful on that show >> thank you you did kind of destroy me and i had to get a very popstar thing, an iv drip. >> seth: you did it. >> someone came to my hotel. >> seth: that's -- i can't believe it >> and administered fluids to my -- my corpse, because - >> seth: you kids and the things you do >> the tick, you know. >> seth: yeah exactly. >> the nut tick. >> seth: you're taking advantage -- >> the iv tick >> seth: all right well, without further ado, we are now going to show you something that made lorde get an iv drip -- "day drinking with seth and lorde." >> seth: hey, everybody. we're at zero bond in new york city, and if there is last year and a half, it's having drinks with friends, which is why i am so happy to tell you that today, we're going to be day drinking with lorde. hi, lorde. how are you? >> i'm nervous >> seth: i'm glad you're
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nervous, but we're going to have a really good time we're going to start with a beer and we tried to get a new zealand beer, but we couldn't find one, so we got a foster's, which is australian. and i am sure, as a kiwi, you will admit that those countries are interchangeable. >> we -- we're one in the same it's teers >> cheers. oh, god. not a beer guy >> seth: oh. i can't. i can't. >> seth: it's time for "day drinking with lorde. ♪ all right, so, lorde, you have a martini, which is your drink of choice but i am going to try to sell you on some new drinks inspired by some of your songs. >> okay. >> seth: we're going to start with solar power >> cool. >> seth: this has a lot of energy in it we're going to start with some iced coffee. >> love it >> seth: and then, we're going to add a little red bull this is going to keep us going some espresso beans. that's delicious four loko. this is a delicious drink there. >> oh, my god. what is that >> seth: and four loko is -- it's all natural congratulations on your very first solar power. cheers >> thank you
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>> seth: okay. >> honestly, not bad >> seth: not terrible. >> i don't hate that >> seth: are -- you did a cover of the classic tears for fear song, "everybody wants to rule the world. so we're going to start in japan. shot of sake >> mm. >> seth: okay. whiskey from ireland okay >> wow >> seth: and we are going to do some red wine from france. [ laughter ] >> classic cocktail ingredient we all know and love >> seth: oh, this is just coming together now this is a much nicer color than the old solar power. >> look at that hue. >> seth: we're going to finish it off with the most american of drinks, some white claw. >> so, in new zealand, when we cheers -- well, me and my friends, we have two different cheers that we do. >> seth: okay. >> one is, "no hard feelings." >> seth: "no hard feelings." >> hard. >> seth: hard. [ laughter ] no hard feelings >> yeah, yeah. and the other one is, "it's water under the bridge." >> seth: "it's water under the bridge." >> yeah. so - >> seth: this is far worse than water under the bridge >> oh, oh, oh. >> seth: now, before we move on, lorde is not your given name >> no. >> seth: you have a much longer nameke it my goal to
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learn your full name today what is your full name >> ella marija lani yelich-o'connor >> seth: i, as a show of friendship, am going to learn your name over the course of the day. >> thank you >> seth: you can ask me any time during the >> seth: but, now, you h >> yes >> seth: and gin >> a lime, perhaps >> seth: a -- the garnish? >> the garnish >> seth: oh, a little garnish, yeah >> a little -- >> seth: oh, no, no, no, wait, one sec. we'll do this first. >> oh, come on come on. >> seth: and then add the lime you can add [ bleep ]. >> okay. hey, cheers, no hard feelings. >> seth: you're the one who named the song "ribs," so it's hard to get. >> are we munching on this honestly, don't hate it. >> no, it's not that bad >> kind of yum >> seth: hey, everybody, we're going to play a drinking game now called "new zealand slang. so, here's how it's going to work i've asked you to write down some new zealand slang words i will tell you what it is when i am right, you will take a shot if i am wrong, i will take a shot >> all right we're going to start with batch. >> seth: batch
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>> you know what batch is? >> seth: batch >> batch >> seth: batch batch. >> say it again. it might -- might help >> seth: no -- that's helpful. use it in a sentence >> "that's a really nice batch." [ laughter ] >> you know what >> a batch is a small, modest beach house. >> seth: oh. hey, seth. >> seth: yeah. >> what's my name? >> ella marija -- ella marija -- ella -- ella marija. [ buzzer ] >> take the shot come on. >> seth: yeah. one more time. then you have to tell me every time what >> ella marija lani yelich-o'connor >> seth: got it. >> whop whops. >> seth: whop whops. >> do you need it used in a sentence >> yes, those are really nice whop whops [ laughter ] here, i'll use it in a sentence. look, whop whops >> that actually works >> seth: okay, so use it in a sentence >> "my batch is in the whop whops. >> seth: your batch is in the whop whops the whop whops is not a fancy place. ooh. the whop whops is like the middle of nowhere? >> awe [ bleep ] you're right >> seth: am i? >> you're right. >> seth: yeah! all right. >> no hard feelings. >> seth: no hard feelings.
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what was the other one >> water under the bridge. >> seth: water under the bridge. no hard feelings water under the bridge do you feel like you're with a new zealander right now? water under the bridge no hard feelings >> no, i feel like i'm with someone from, like, a ben affleck movie. >> seth: oh, well. that's going to -- >> matt damon-y. ben affleck-y. >> seth: that's going to tie nicely into our transition >> a bit of a boston energy. >> yeah, yeah. we're moving on. you mentioned you sounded like you were with a new englander. so i am from new england >> seth, what's my name? >> ella marija yelich-o'connor, and the middle is lani [ bleep ] yeah [ laughter ] all right, guys. these are some new england slang terms. >> okay, oh, my god. i'm not going to know any of these. >> seth: you do realize you're eating that lime like a meal [ laughter ] >> this is what i've had today >> seth: you had the - three limes and a rib. >> seth: you had the one - what's a 30 rack >> a 30 rack >> seth: a 30 rack >> a six pack. >> seth: it's a 30 pack. [ laughter ] >> a 30 rack >> 30 rack is, also, how new englanders pronounce the building i work in
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"30 rackefeller plaza. [ laughter ] >> thank you so much >> seth: clicker >> clicker >> seth: the clicker clicka >> i could get this. can you use it in a sentence >> seth: "someone's watching "corden. grab the clicker." >> ah, there we go [ laughter ] >> seth: hey, everybody, it's time for the new-hit game "royals" - "guess the royals. so, what's going to happen is lorde and i are each going to hold up a photo of a royal to each other if you get it wrong, you have to do a shot of crown royal crown royal, it's what the queen drinks >> seth. >> seth: yeah. >> can you take that intro, just 'cause i think you forgot to mention it's based on her song "royals? >> seth: i think people will know that, right [ laughter ] hey, it went number one on the billboard hot 100. i should note, i was just interrupted by our director who said, "hey, you forgot to say it's based on lorde's song 'royals.'" but you guys got that, right ready for the first royal? >> wait, wait, wait.
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queen elizabeth ii >> seth: all right you got it nice all right. good to go my turn. >> okay. >> seth: okay. >> seth: let me tell you, i'll -- know one thing about this guy not elected to office. alexander. >> king egbert >> seth: king egbert it's not - >> drink that brown liquor >> prince charles. >> seth: okay, but i got egbert. >> [ bleep ] yeah. >> seth: katherine the great >> queen victoria. >> seth: ah [ bleep [ laughter ] jesus christ you know what, i should point out my writing staff is the one who put these together, and i'm very upset >> mine are easier than yours. >> seth: yeah. who is it? >> come on >> seth: i don't know, you're young. >> it's prince >> seth: all right what do you got next >> okay. >> seth: peach >> yes >> seth: all right great. >> oh, wow oh queen latifah. >> seth: nicely done you know her first name? 'cause she's not -- she -- like you, lorde, was not born queen latifah. >> no. wait, what's my name >> bella ella stella yelich-o connor [ buzzer ] [ laughter ]
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♪ >> one of my favorite historical figures, king henry viii >> seth: what is -- you're a feminist [ laughter ] how -- what? >> i am not a fan of his morals. >> seth: his work. what are you a fan of? >> i don't like his work, i love his wives. >> seth: oh, okay. okay, got you. >> iconic bitches. so, he's like the friend you would invite to a dinner party and be like, "he's a pain, but his wives are great. >> i'm not inviting him anywhere [ laughter ] >> no. >> seth: oh, "bond james bond." >> oh, god that doesn't help me at all. >> seth: still nothing sean connery [ bleep that was -- that was "royals." based on the popular - well, it's time for our most famous recurring segment "painting with lorde." so, guys, lorde had an album it was called "melodrama." it was a beautiful painting of you. and you, the audience, will
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judge who best -- i don't know where my single is -- who best replicates it. i just want you to know, this one is definitely going to be me >> can i just say, like, i know that it would seem that we are -- i don't know, i've watched this before. like, who knows, are they drunk? but like, i'm drunk. >> seth: yeah. >> hey, seth, what's my name >> seth: ella marija lani yelich-o'connor >> nailed it [ ding ] do i have to drink >> seth: yeah, you should. fyi, like, this is a [ bleep ] mirror image okay ready? you go you walk around this way and i'll walk around this way. and then, say if you think you won. >> wow >> seth: i won >> i won >> seth: you won [ laughter ] what is wrong with you >> i think i won >> seth: yours is a -- yours is a mess mine is beautiful. look, guys i think what we learned today is -- oh, these are looser than
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we thought [ light laughter ] don't lean on the [ bleep ] easels oh, screw 'em in loose >> mine is better. it is better >> seth: yours is not better hey, everybody, go online to -- to a poll, i'm assuming we'll set up, and let us know what you think. >> i'm adding some warm -- is it lorde? or is it seth? you know, though, right? you know you might like her more but, you know >> i think i did better. >> seth: you think you what? all right, don't listen to her look guys, i need this i [ bleep ] need this so bad >> okay. mine is good >> seth: if you're watching this, you watch my show. sure she's here, but she's not going to be here tomorrow. i will four nights a week, monday through thursday [ crashing noise ] what'd you do? so, lorde. >> hi. >> seth: we're going to finish now. and i want to say that i'm drunk, and i love your work. >> thank you >> seth: and if i have any criticism about your songs, it's that you have a beautiful voice
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that's very easy to imitate. >> oh, god >> seth: like, anyone could do it >> please, don't ♪ ♪ i do my makeup in somebod else's car ♪ >> seth: she loves it. look at that face. >> i don't like it ♪ i know about what you d did i want t see the truth ♪ >> i don't like this ♪ those great white they have big teeth ♪ ♪ they will bite yo you always they will b be in love ♪ ♪ but tonight they love no mor ♪ did it frighten you the way we ♪ on the light up floor ♪ ♪ brand new sound in my mind but honey i'll be seeing you wherever i go ♪ ♪ waiting for i that green light i want it ♪ 'cause honey i'l come get my things ♪ but i can't let g i'm waiting for it ♪ that green light i want it ♪
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'cause honey i'l come get my things ♪ but i can't let g i'm waiting for it ♪ ♪ that green ligh i want it ♪ >> oh, my god. i'm sad. >> seth: lorde >> incredible. you did so good. >> seth: it was great. [ laughter ] >> hey, seth wait, seth >> seth: yes just be honest >> what's my name? >> seth: ella bella rock-a-fella. >> ooh >> seth: stella yelich-o'connor. [ buzzer ] [ yelling noises ] >> that's a shot >> seth: guys, this has been "day drinking after 18 months of sitting in our apartments with seth and lorde." ♪ [ applause ] >> seth: thank you so much for honoring me with your afternoon. >> i forgot that you sang.
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>> seth: i, sadly, did not >> wow [ laughter ] >> seth: ladies and gentlemen, that's lorde stick around for the debut performance of "stoned at the nail salon" with just her, not me, right here in our studio, right after this we'll be right back with more from lorde ♪ [ applause ]
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in my kitche just in case i wake up and m ♪ realise i've chosen wrong i love this life that i have the vine hanging over the door ♪ ♪ and the dog who comes when i cal but i wonder sometimes what i'm missing ♪ ♪ well my hot blood's been burning for so many summers now ♪ ♪ it's time to cool it down wherever that leads ♪ beautiful girl they will fade like the roses ♪ ♪ and all the times they will change it'll all come aroun i don't know ♪
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♪ maybe i'm just stoned at the nail salo maybe i'm just stone at the nail salon again ♪ ♪ got a memory of waiting in your be wearing only my earrings ♪ ♪ we'd go dancing all ove the land mines under our tow but the sun has to rise ♪ ♪ when it doe we'll divide up the papers two former hell-raisers ♪ ♪ i'm still crazy for you, babe ♪
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