Did the Kansas City Royals inspire a popular pop song?
In a recent VH1 interview, singer Lorde shared that a National Geographic photo of a baseball player in a Royals t-shirt inspired the 16-year-old to write the song, ironically titled ‘Royals.'
"It was just that word. It's really cool," she told VH1.
It wasn't just the photo though, she said she's also a massive history buff and her love of the real life royals also played a role in writing the lyrics.