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Fashion / Sound Off: 10 Questions with American Royalty

It’s hard to categorize the triad of talent that is psych-pop Brooklyn-based band American Royalty. Honing rock and roll riffs, upbeat synths and bluesy vocals, the innovative sounds of these dudes are enough to make any music lover weak in the knees – think of them as the future of music. Recently, we got to chat with the band about matching hi-tops to hair color, bringing back overalls and how (apparently) Chumbawamba song lyrics are words to live by!

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5 words or less, describe your sound: Experimental, blues, electronic, psych, pop

Favorite song on the album: EVO

Most embarrassing trend you rocked when you were younger: Orange Hi-Top Converse and matching orange hair!

If you could have any super power what would you have? Teleportation

Trend you’re dying to bring back: Tommy Hilfiger pantsuits/overalls. Like old school TLC.

Dead or alive, who’d you trade closets with: James Bond

Favorite show you’ve ever played? Pier 54 on the Hudson River with Metronomy

Most prized possession: A purple and pink diamond encrusted dream catcher I won in an arm wrestling match!

Craziest thing that’s ever happened to you on tour? A bearcat attacked us while we were camping in Montana!

Words to live by… ”I get knocked down, but I get up again. You’re never going to keep me down.”