Found November 20, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Lorde’s “Royals” was one of the biggest smash singles of this past summer and although the song focuses on rejecting the materialism and lavish lifestyles of today’s popular culture, the inspiration behind the track comes from an unlikely source…the Kansas City Royals. Here’s some VH1 interview footage of the New Zealand teenager explaining how the baseball team inspired one of the most popular songs of the year. “I had this image from the National Geographic of this dude just signing baseballs,” Lorde told us when we sat down with her recently. “He was a baseball player and his shirt said, ‘Royals.’” Lorde was so taken by the image and the word that she penned the song around that idea. ”It was just that word. It’s really cool.” Get More: Lorde, Lorde Music Videos, Free Music Videos So I guess the Royals aren’t completely useless after all. [Sporting News] The post Lorde’s “Royals” was inspired by the Kansas City Royals appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
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