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Watch Dua Lipa Play "New Rules" and "Homesick" on Saturday Night Live

The London-born singer turned in a professional performance on the last SNL before a four-week break.

by Alex Robert Ross
05 February 2018, 9:29am

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Dua Lipa was the musical guest on yesterday's Saturday Night Live, performing her chart-topping hit "New Rules" and the saccharine ballad "Homesick."

Both performances were ultimately professional, bordering on workmanlike. "New Rules" is a harder song to deliver than its catchy melody suggests, and the London-born singer jumped between registers competently, marching back and forth and curling her upper lip as she went. And "Homesick" really can sound mawkish. Having Lipa sit atop a piano on a dimly-lit stage didn't do much to break it away from the Bette Midler-esque cliché.

Watch both performances below. Saturday Night Live will take a break for the next month to accommodate the Winter Olympics. It'll return on March 3 with Migos as musical guests.

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This article originally appeared on Noisey US.

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