—Rob Ross - Popdose
“'Cold' is the album’s highlight – a nice pop piece that has a ’70’s classicism about it while being completely modern-sounding." [11/10/2017]
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"Some lively alt rock comes along in the shape of 'Higher'. A brisk beat and bright vocals are accompanied by a guitar lead soundtrack that comfortably switches power and pace in this polished introduction to Broke Royals." [3/27/2017]
—Jennifer Chen - Unclear Magazine
"This DC-based duo is the next big thing; whose music is bound to lift the spirits of people everywhere." [10/16/2017]
—Meredith Schneider - Imperfect Fifth
Exclusive Premier Interview Feature. [10/17/2017]
"'As Long As I Can See' is a brilliant blend of conventional soft-pop notes and tangy, rhythmic accents.
—RJ Frometa - Vents Magazine
Exclusive Premier Interview Feature. [10/10/2017]
—Tom Roden - Fresh Beats 365
"[As Long As I Can See] strikes a rare balance between infectious electropop joy and emotional resonance." [3/9/2017]
—RJ Frometa - Vents Magazine
"Their upcoming self-titled album is a picturesque combination of dance beats, driving rock melodies, and infectious pop hooks that feel like sunflair in the dark."
—Stephen Carradini - Independent Clauses
"Has that easy anthemic quality that Bastille has almost trademarked." [9/27/17]
—Darcel - Music is My Life
"'As Long As I Can See’ is catchy and fun." [9/13/17]
—Isiah Reyes - Enter the Venture
"The band pulls from a wide range of sounds across indie, electronic, and pop to marry raw, organic characteristics with crisp, detailed digital elements and production." [9/14/2017]
"Broke Royals are spreading some feel-great vibes with their latest single 'As Long As I Can See'." [9/12/2017]
"Out of our national’s capital comes Broke Royals, a male duo with a sing-along, arena-ready sound that has likened them to Coldplay."
"Broke Royals are one of the best new bands to emerge from Washington, D.C."
"One of the best up-and-coming bands in DC."
—Liv Simister- Infectious Magazine
"From beginning to end, Broke Royals exemplify originality and utilize their talents to make pop music with a brain." [7/30/15]
—Christa Emmer - AXS
AXS Interview Feature [7/30/2015]
—Sarah Murphy - Exclaim!
"The result is a polished, upbeat, electro-tinged sound that's both immediately catchy, but richly layered upon further listening." [8/3/2015]
Make Magnet A Mixtape [7/16/15]
—Stuart Morrison- Insomnia Radio
Single Feature [6/29/15]
—Oliver Bouchard - GlamGlare
"I just can't resist glockenspiel-like synth lines." [6/28/2015]
—Adrienne Provost- In Your Speakers
"Fans of Bastille and Future Islands will feel right at home among Broke Royals' danceable beats and feel good melodies" [6/24/2015]
"Broke Royals make rock anthems that, on tracks like 'The Thick of It,' rise above the studio polish for a purely emotional release." [5/26/15]
—Joshua Pickard - Nooga
"Alternately cathartic and subtle, their music is infused with the emotions and experiences (no matter how small) of our daily lives. Incorporating a joyful rock noise within their synthetic pulses and patterns, Philip Basnight and Colin Cross have crafted billowing melodies that expand and consume in a cyclical pop motion." [5/22/15]
"...Not a song to miss. Its anthemic feel builds as the song grows and evolves." [5/14/15]
—Mike Holtzclaw - Daily Press
“Filled with harmonies and preternaturally catchy hooks that get stuck in your brain after the first listen.”