India Yelich-O'Connor, Lorde's Younger Sister, Makes Her Singing Debut

Jan 21, 2014 | Updated Jan 25, 2014
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It looks like talent runs in the family.

Lorde's younger sister, India Yelich-O'Connor, has released her debut vocal track, a cover of A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera's "Say Something."

The track has taken off, having been listened to over 108,000 times since its Jan. 18 release. Yelich-O'Connor downplayed the debut by simply making the link to the song public with a tweet and and a blog post, neither of which contained any hype or explanation about the musical venture.

When contacted by Fairfax Media, Yelich-O'Connor stated that she "merely put this cover up as something for a little bit of fun."

Yelich-O'Connor writes a blog titled "Genres of India," on which she describes herself as a "15 y/o with a fresh sense of mind."

Lorde gained notoriety for her impressive voice at a young age, so perhaps it's time for her sister to come into the limelight. As would be expected, Yelich-O'Connor seems to be interested in the music scene. In late 2013, she tweeted a photograph of herself with 17-year-old Australian musician Cody Simpson.

Yelich-O'Connor has not made note of any intentions to pursue music as a career or release any original tracks. For now, we can simply hope that a sister-duet may one day become a reality.

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