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Springsteen Covers Lorde’s “Royals” in New Zealand
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March 1 2014 10:29 AM

Springsteen Covers Lorde’s “Royals” in New Zealand

Did you ever wonder what Lorde’s “Royals” would sound like had it been recorded by a Nebraska-era Bruce Springsteen? No? Well, now you know anyway, thanks to YouTuber Andy Taylor. Springsteen performed the mega-hit at his latest show, in Auckland, as a nod to the country’s beloved teenage star.

(H/T Brian Hiatt.)

David Haglund is the literary editor of NewYorker.com. 

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