There are not many singers I’d want to hear cover Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” — why mess with perfection, etc. Lorde, however, might be the one to make some magic happen.

In celebration of Australia voting for marriage equality — and on the Australian leg of her tour — Lorde covered Whitney Houston’s 1987 smash hit with a short rendition in her equal turns husky and ethereal alto.

“Congratulations on that same-sex marriage vote…I’m very proud of you,” she said before taking a fan’s pride flag and draping it around her shoulders. Said fan was, needless to say, pretty stoked that Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor grabbed their pride flag.

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