Louis MacDonald was part of a duo between Ella Yelich O'Connor and himself.
Background of relationship with Lorde
In 2009 Ella and Louis McDonald won the Belmont Intermediate School Annual Talent show as a duo. On August 13th of that same year, the duo were invited for a talk on Jim Mora's Afternoons show on Radio New Zealand. They preformed covers of Pixie Lott's "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)" and Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody" there. McDonald's father Ian sent both his home audio recording of her and Louis McDonald covering Duffy's song "Warwick Avenue" and his home video recording of the pair singing Pixie Lott's "Mama Do" to Universal Music Group (UMG)'s A&R Scott Maclachlan.
Background of Louis MacDonald