Royel Otis

Sofa Kings

Sydney pair Royel Otis“Sofa Kings” EP is Out Now, and just pre-release the band Continue their streak of showing a hits-to-misses scenario simply does not exist for the duo, as they share off it the sunny “Going Kokomo”!


The band’s Otis Pavlovic and Leroy Bressington say of the newly revealed song: “Going Kokomo is about letting go. Not sweating the small stuff. You’re a mere mortal trying to get a decent squeeze from this giant blue sauce bottle so just enjoy it while you’re here.”


Royel Otis have unleashed their short play “Sofa Kings,” and the new EP spans seven tracks of sunny alt-pop, and is a progressive leap forward from the infectious melodies and quick-witted songwriting the pair are known for. Produced by Chris Collins and Royel Otis, the EP captivates with visceral stories and quick wit atop blissful guitar-fuzzed haze.


Prior to “Going Kokomo,” the band dropped the popular EP singles “Sofa King,” “I Wanna Dance With You” and “Kool Aid,” providing doses of summery perfection that earned praise among TheFADER, FLOOD Magazine, Paper Mag and others, and in addition to full on embrace from U.S. new music specialty shows, garnered consistent airplay from BBC Radio 1 and Apple Music 1.


These singles followed the release of Royel Otis‘ sophomore EP, “Bar ‘N Grill” in 2022. They have since amassed over 10 million streams, and garnered widespread playlisting support across community radio, US college radio and BBC Radio 6. Capping off a career-high year, the duo have also been named in Matt Wilkinson’s (Apple Music 1) ‘Ones To Watch’ list for 2023, after also featuring in his 2022 ‘Hidden Gems’ list with fan favorite, “Oysters In My Pocket.”

Listen: Royel Otis – “Going Kokomo”

Royel Otis – “Going Kokomo”