Download Mayer Hawthorne “Royal” (Lorde Cover)

    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: