In early 2017, it was revealed Lorde would be performing on the 16th of April at Coachella. On April 14th, she hosted a "ttiny pre-Coachella gig " at Pappy & Harriets in CA. Here she debuted her new songs Sober and Sober (Interlude). During the Coachella performance, Lorde revealed she has many surprises in store for her fans. She released merch for Melodrama soon after, including a blue hat with "Melodrama" written on it and a sweatshirt.