King Princess was solely 11 the primary time they had been provided a recording contract, however their household opted in opposition to it.
They instructed Rolling Stone, “My dad was actually a protector and mentor. Individuals had been fucking terrified of him. I labored with individuals who had been like, ‘Oh man, I like your dad’s drum sounds.’ And I am like, ‘Oh yeah? Don’t fuck with me’…I attempt to suppress it and say I had a chill childhood, however actually I used to be brainstorming this complete factor.”
The Straus household’s final identify is well-known exterior of the music business as nicely. Isidor Straus, King Princess’s great-great-grandfather, co-owned Macy’s, and he and his spouse, Ida, had been the Titanic passengers who impressed the couple who refused to go away with out one another and died collectively onboard the ship in James Cameron’s Titanic.