'Royals' Singer Lorde Hangs Out with Royals Legend George Brett

Wednesday April 16th, 2014

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As you may have heard by now, Lorde's six-time platinum hit song "Royals" was inspired by this photo of George Brett, which she saw in a National Geographic back issue:

Young fans hold up baseballs for Royals star George Brett to sign The Royals had previously sent Lorde some George Brett memorabilia, but now she can claim to have met the man himself. Or he can claim to have met her, depending on how old you are.

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