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Everywhere But San Francisco Is Royal: City Bans Lorde Song During World Series

A ban of Lorde’s Grammy winning, infectious single “Royals” has been placed on San Francisco airwaves for the duration of the 2014 World Series. According to USA Today, KFOG Radio and 96.5 KOIT both pulled the song from airwaves because of its relation to the Kansas City Royals, who are facing the San Francisco Giants […]

Listen To Lorde’s Fugazi-Inspired High School Band

Over the past year, Lorde has experienced the type of meteoric success that most musicians only dream of. The 17-year-old’s full-length debut, Pure Heroine, daintily muscled its way to the top of music charts around the globe last fall, debuting at number 3 on the Billboard 200, and selling 129,000 copies during its first week. […]

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Covers Lorde on Accordion

While Dave Grohl is arguably the most active former member of Nirvana, Krist Novoselic has recently shown that he’s also dabbling in the music industry. Picking up the accordion instead of the bass guitar, Novoselic has released a cover of Lorde’s hit, “Royals.” He performed the track at a “Fair Vote Campaign” benefit show in […]

Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Lorde’s “Royals”–No, Seriously.

Bruce Springsteen is one artist who clearly doesn’t buy into generational gaps. Throughout his career, the rock n’ roll legend has made a habit of taking fledgling acts under his wing, and additionally covered a wealth of music far outside the borders of his home-genre. Currently, The Boss is touring down under, and as such, […]

FREE MP3: Lorde – “Royals” (Joel Piper Remix)

Joel Piper has made it okay to listen to Lorde‘s runaway hit “Royals” on repeat for just a bit longer. Earlier today, the drummer and cleans vocalist for Confide took to Twitter and Soundcloud to release his personal remix of Lorde’s “Royals.” The track, which you have more than likely heard by now, has been […]

Watch Jon Foreman And Brian Dales Cover Lorde’s “Royals”

Earlier this month, Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman and Brian Dales of The Summer Set participated in Heavy And Light, a concert event to benefit non-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms. As part of the show, the vocalists teamed up for a cover of Lorde’s massive hit single, “Royals.” Check out a video of […]

Wale Releases Remix Of Lorde’s “Royals,” Updates Fans On 2014 Plans

Maybach Music Group member Wale has been relatively quiet on the media front since December, but this afternoon he started working on what he believes will be his best year to date. Focusing first on new music, Wale released a free remix of Lorde‘s smash “Royals.” The track features the original first verse, as well […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Bears Among Men – “Royals” (Lorde Cover)

Bears Among Men are an unsigned five piece post hardcore outfit hailing from southern California. In November 2012 the band released an EP titled Restored, and since in 2013 they dropped a single titled “Ungrateful.” They wanted to start off 2014 with another new song, and this time it’s a cover of a current hit […]

Lorde Does Not Like To Be Called A ‘Teen Hottie’

New Zealand pop princess Lorde has been featured in every pop culture zine and print publication worldwide in recent months, and along the way a lot of adjectives have been used to describe and otherwise sell her image. This is common for every celebrity of course, especially one still in their teens (such as Lorde), […]

Lorde Announces 2014 North American Tour Dates

Lorde has had a banner year in 2013, and as the final month begins to wind down she has a few big reveals left to share with fans. First and foremost, the brilliant New Zealand native was recently received her first Grammy nominations, including ‘Record Of The Year,’ ‘Song Of The Year,’ ‘Best Pop Vocal […]

Required Listening: Lorde Featuring Rick Ross – “Royals” (Remix)

You had to know this was coming. There is little doubt in my mind that you, like me, think about Rick Ross every time you hear Lorde‘s breakout single “Royals.” She may not mention the MMG mastermind by name, but her lyrics about songs that mention Maybach in the chorus instantly brings to mind the […]

Lorde Wants To Write For Rihanna

Having conquered the US pop chart at an age when most are busy learning to drive, New Zealand native Lorde is already speaking to reporters about her plans for the future. In a new interview with Clash, which we’ve admittedly never heard of before this post, Lorde revealed that she hopes to expand her presence […]