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Rita Ora Performs "How to Be Lonely" on the Tonight Show

Rita Ora's Soulful At-Home Performance of "How to Be Lonely" Is an Instant Mood Lifter

"I put this dress on just for you", says Rita Ora before jumping into a special performance of her new single "How to Be Lonely" for The Tonight Show: At Home Edition. Ora was joined by a very chill guitarist and two incredible backup singers — one of which is vocal coach India Carney, who was a top 5 finalist on season eight of The Voice.

"How to Be Lonely" is a perfectly timed song for the isolation era. Cowritten by Lewis Capaldi, the song explores the line between needing alone time and feeling lonely — which is something many of us can relate to while we navigate coronavirus alone, but together. If you're struggling to find motivation, especially after the festivities of Easter weekend, then Ora's soulful voice will instantly brighten your day. The song has a meditative calmness about it, a kind of self-acceptance in solitude, that really resonates with what we're all going through.

Check out the full performance, and see if you can find the real star of the show — that adorable Maltese pupper.

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