Dave Grohl says Lorde's 'Royals' was a 'revolution in a sea of bullsh*t'
Dave Grohl has spoken of his appreciation for Lorde's hit song 'Royals'.
The 18-year-old's track came to mainstream attention in 2013 and it was one of the year's biggest songs.
Speaking to Red Bulletin, Foo Fighters supremo Grohl said that the tune represented a rare glimpse of clever songwriting in pop.
He said: "Her song 'Royals' is its own little revolution in the sea of bullsh*t.
"I'm not just saying that as a 45-year-old rock musician, I'm saying that as a human being. If the No.1 song is about your butt, that's a problem. So when I heard 'Royals' in the middle of all these other songs, I thought, 'Thank God! Someone's singing something that actually has a little bit of something'."
The musician added that it was his idea to have Lorde sing 'All Apologies' with Nirvana at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
Watch the video for 'Royals' below:
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