When did the song Royals by Lorde come out?

Royals (song) “Royals” is the debut single by New Zealand singer Lorde, from her debut extended play, The Love Club EP (2012). It was later included on her debut studio album, Pure Heroine (2013) and released through Universal Music.

What did Lorde say about hip hop in Royals?

Dismissing materialist luxe and bloody drama, Lorde’s debut single was interpreted by some as a closed-minded critique of hip-hop. Really, it’s more like a love letter to the form.

When did Lorde sing Royals on Jimmy Fallon?

Lorde made her US television debut singing “Royals” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on 1 October 2013 backed by a keyboardist and a drummer. Her performance was met with positive reviews. She later sang the song on the VH1 television show Big Morning Buzz Live on 4 October 2013.

What did the critics say about the song Royals?

Jonah Bromwich of The Village Voice said “Royals” has the “potential to sound like a celebration of the very things” Lorde is criticising. Lorde said the song is about the opulence one finds in some music videos, which is “far from [her] reality”. “Royals” received widespread acclaim from music critics.

Where did the song Royals go to number one?

In other regions of Europe, “Royals” also experienced commercial success, reaching the top position on the Euro Digital Songs chart and landing within the top ten in Germany, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Portugal, among others.

“Royals” is the debut single by New Zealand singer Lorde, from her debut extended play, The Love Club EP (2012). It was later included on her debut studio album, Pure Heroine (2013) and released through Universal Music. Lorde co-wrote the song with her producer Joel Little after the two were paired by her A&R representative Scott MacLachlan.

Who is the producer of the song Royals?

Lorde co-wrote the song with her producer Joel Little after the two were paired by her A&R representative Scott MacLachlan. “Royals” was described as an art pop and electropop song with influences of grime, hip hop, and indie pop. Its lyrics detail disapproval of the luxurious lifestyle of contemporary artists.