June 27, 2017
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Royals Cover by Tanner Patrick

Royals Cover by Tanner Patrick

Hopefully a lot of you will understand immediately why I was taken aback when I pressed play on this cover of Royals. Before I even heard Tanner’s voice, his looks took my breath away; not because he’s attractive (which we all know) but holy shit he looks just like Kasey. Like twins. I showed Kasey this video and his response was “Sweet Jesus”.



Anyway, other than the creepy similarity, Tanner Patrick’s cover of Royals is pretty excellent. Check it out here:

If you haven’t heard the original version, then you must not listen to the radio very often (for which I commend you). Royals by Lorde (my jam recently):

About Will

Will is a recent graduate from Florida State University and transplant to Los Angeles who makes the occasional video on YouTube documenting his life with his fiancé and German Shepherd.


  1. If I recall correctly, in recent video from Shep689, Will sang this song while driving…

  2. Love this cover. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Better than Lorde in my opinion.

  4. Oh wow that was amazing!

  5. I love Lorde, but for some reason I like the covers of this song so much better

  6. Long lost twin brothers from other mothers.

  7. hope that means they’re cloning Kasey.

  8. he totaly looks like kasey

  9. I listened both songs at the same time and they’re perfectly synchronized…..but i liked more the cover 🙂

  10. Larissa Rodrigues

    This guy is so good!

  11. Love Tanner Patrick’s and love the song…..

  12. Don’t really like the original version of the song but LOVE the cover! Not just because he is cute. That voice is just…. Hnnnnnng! <3 Now I know how Will feels being obsessed with this song. XD

  13. Love the cover, thanks for sharing this.

  14. Love the cover version better than the original!!!!

  15. Its honestly really good (the cover I mean) haha I can see why Will was listening to it all day

  16. Gabriel Rodriguez

    Dammit will, now im playing this song 24/7, but this is really good

  17. Great version! I have also heard of another version by the acapella group, Pentatonix (also with their music primarily displayed on YouTube), which, much like Will with this version, I played over and over for at least a day. I will certainly be listening to this version as well. Very talented but I definitely suggest Pentatonix’s version as well !

  18. Lorde is so pretty..

  19. Yes he looks like Kasey, and the song is fabulous playing in my head for the rest of today

  20. When I saw the music video. I almost thought it was Kasey at first 🙂 Both Kasey and Tanner are good looking. You never know. Tanner could be Kasey long lost brother or twin.

  21. This is my favorite song at the moment and I have to say this is a really good cover! Thanks for sharing.

  22. those piercing eyes! looking into my soul hhaha XD

    • In every videos of his, the same thing happens to me as well. Have you watched his “Boyfriend” (By Justin Bieber) cover? His eyes !!!!! O_O I forgot to listen to his song as soon as I looked into his eyes XD
      I found his cover much better than the one sung by Justin 🙂

  23. The only thing that bothers me about the cover is that he bothers to gender flip all the pronouns etc. I like it when a male singer owns the female pronouns and isn’t bothered by referring to himself as female. There shouldn’t be a stigma about a guy referring to himself as woman.

    • you’re so right.. it’s odd to hear ‘King bee’ as there isn’t such a thing with bees, and I think there is no problem at all with a man referring to himself as ‘Queen bee’.. it’s so strange/sad he thought he had to change that

  24. Uhhhh, I loved Tanner for about 4 years now. His voice makes me melt. Yassss, the lava is flowing. I never made the comparison between him and Kasey though, lol. He’s his doppelganger.

  25. You should do a video about coming out tips and how you keep your relationship last long. -Jose fmoi: @jrod_2765. Im a big fan i love your videos!

  26. they do look alike…. and the cover is really good

  27. Good song! and a great cover. You can actually hold a tune will(referring to today video). Or harmonize good. Good job!

  28. Guys invite kasey to LA please please please

  29. I miss Kasey, please invite him out to CA for a visit…PLEASE!

  30. He’s so handsome. I’m in love with both the original song & the cover. I’ve been playinh them nonstop. And my boyfriend was like; seriously stop it! It reminded me of RJ when he was going to get the haircut. lol

  31. Wow, the resemblance is uncanny. I like the cover but still prefer the original.

  32. You are right. He looks almost like Kasey. I miss that kid in your videos.

  33. I started watching you guys and Tanner about the same time and I only just now realize that there is this crazy resemblance between Tanner and Kasey. :O

  34. Whatever happened to Kasey

  35. Have you seen this parody of that song? It’s old so probably but it’s cute and funny. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ilhtru5Kg9U

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