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Lorde's 'Royals' Banned in San Francisco To Support The Giants

Michelle Man |
October 20, 2014 | 5:15 p.m. PDT

Web Producer

Lorde (KFOG Radio/Facebook)
Lorde (KFOG Radio/Facebook)
San Francisco Giants will be taking on Kansas City Royals this Tuesday and to show their support, two San Francisco radio stations have decided to ban this year's Grammy Award Winner "Royals" prior to the World Series. 

One of the stations, KFOG Radio, posted a picture of Lorde on their Facebook Page with the caption "No offense, Lorde, but for the duration of the World Series, KFOG Radio will be a "Royals"-free zone. We're sure you understand." 

On the other hand, a Kansas City station, KZPT, will be pumping the song into the highest rotation of the station, playing it on the hour, every hour. "A few angry San Franciscans who don't have a song called 'Giants' won't rain on our parade,' said Tony Lorino, the Program Director of KZPT.  

Some Lorde fans, however, are not taking the news well. Take a look at the social media reactions: 

Read more at Rolling Stone.

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