Boost Your Playlist: “Love & Tatters” by Broke Royals

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Broke Royals (Photo courtesy of HIP Video Promo)

Songs to get you through the pandemic.

(Note: Boost Your Playlist is for songs either from artists/bands that are local to DC, that recently performed live, or ‘should’ be performing live in DC at some point this year.)

DC’s Broke Royals were set to have a Vinyl Release Party of their latest album, Saint Luxury, last week at Songbyrd Music House, but of course those plans are on hold as we hunker down for COVID-19. This is the first time they’ve offered an album in vinyl.

Since you can always use more music listening options, now is a good time to highlight their newest single from Saint Luxury.

Released in January, “Love & Tatters” is an earnest pop track that speaks to a messy love story. The pounding drums, then the opening melody of Philip Basnight’s heart-rending lyrics sucks you in, and the crescendo of the chorus ‘We’re in love, we’re in tatters’ makes for an electrifying listening experience.

Add this song to your playlist, and order the album or other merch from their website here.

Author: Jeremy Bailey

Writer and editor living in Washington, D.C.

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