New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde scored one of the biggest hits of 2013 with her
response to current pop culture - "Royals." The song was a worldwide smash and is
nominated for a number of Grammys including the treasured Song of the Year and Record of
Year awards. A few bands within our scene are apparently Lorde fans as we've got two
versions of "Royals" that took place during New Year's Week.
On December 29 String Cheese Incident welcomed old friend Keller Williams
for their encore at the 1STBank Center in Broomfield, CO. The Keller Williams Incident
worked a reggae-tinged take on "Royals" into "Breathe." Watch fan-shot footage provided by
Meanwhile, the Infamous Stringdusters debuted a rootsy, bluegrass-infused "Royals"
New Year's Eve in Richmond, VA. The band shared video of the cover on their YouTube
[Published on: 1/3/14]