The Royalty

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The Royalty
The Royalty Lovers 2012 Cd Cover.jpg
Cover art for The Royalty's album Lovers
Background information
Origin El Paso, Texas
Genres Indie rock, Alternative rock, post-punk
Years active 2005–present
Labels Victory
Associated acts The Lusitania
Members Nicole Boudreau
Jesus Apodaca
Mike Hernandez
Daniel Marin
Joel Quintana
Past members Will Daugherty
Shane Del Robles
Michael Soto
Luis Alejandro Orozco
Val Hinojosa
Blake Duncan

The Royalty is an American indie rock band formed in 2005.[1] Based in El Paso, Texas, the group has released two studio albums and one EP. Victory Records signed the band after the release of their self-titled album. They released their full-length album Lovers in May, 2012.

Musical style and themes[edit]

The Royalty has been described as having retro influence ranging from the 1960s rock to 1970's soul.[2] Their music has recently been featured on MTV and SpikeTV shows and the band has been tagged as an MTV Buzzworthy artist.[3] Lead singer, Nicole Boudreau's vocal style has been compared to artists like Amy Winehouse and Adele as well as older singers like Etta James.[4]

Band members[edit]


Year Title
2012 Lovers
2010 The Royalty
  • The Royalty - EP (2008)


  • "Chinese Fire Drill" (2008)
  • "How I Like 'Em" (2012)
  • "Bartender" (2012)
  • "I Want You" (2012)


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