ALT Pick Of The Week: Royel Otis “Murder On The Dancefloor”

Indie-pop duo Royel Otis from Australia recently showcased their musical prowess with a captivating cover of Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’ as part of triple j’s renowned ‘Like A Version’ series. The duo infused their unique style and energy into the classic hit, creating a spirited rendition that is sure to leave listeners impressed.

On January 19, triple j unveiled Royel Otis’ rendition of the 2001 hit, which has experienced a revival in popularity after being featured in the late 2023 film Saltburn, starring Barry Keoghan and Jacob Elordi. The duo’s interpretation of the track adds a fresh perspective to the well-loved song, making it a must-watch for fans of both the original and Royel Otis’ distinctive sound.

Quickly becoming a top edition to the ALT playlist, Royel Otis first hit our radar with the incredibly cheeky “Sofa King”…