Less than a week ago, Los Angeles funk and soul master Mayer Hawthorne recorded a live session for VEVO's Unexpected Covers series. They performed a cover of Lorde's Billboard #1 hit single "Royal." But of course rather than doing a synth heavy cover, he injected a lot of soul and smooth funk into the cover. Silky smooth.
Well, you can now download Mayer Hawthorne's rendition below for your listening pleasure: