Let’s not be boring about it, Dear Reader. There’s no need to hide away our feelings under a bushel. Better just come out and say it.
Isle of Wight duo Wet Leg – that’s Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers to you – have signed to ‘legendary indie label’ Domino, home to the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Blood Orange, Franz Ferdinand and My Bloody Valentine. They’ve also dropped their ‘debut’ single, too. It’s called ‘Chaise Longue’ and comes alongside a delightfully fun video.
They’re also – for today at least – QUITE CLEARLY THE BEST NEW BAND ON THE PLANET.
Yes, yes. We’re saying this off the back of 1 (ONE) track and a very good video, but – frankly – fuck it. You only live once, right? Lyrically knowing, clad in thematically fitting outfits and high kicking straight to the top of our hype list, it’s quite probably the most impressive statement from a new band in an age. We’ll fight you if we have to.
Wet Leg – fingers crossed – also have a bunch of live stuff coming up. They’re supporting indie heroes Declan McKenna and Willie J Healy, hopefully will appear at Latitude and Isle of Wight Festivals and, if we’re lucky, will be with Sports Team on their annual Margate trip, ‘stuff’ permitting.
Check out the video to ‘Chaise Longue’ below and wonder with us – how on earth does anyone follow-up on that. We’re giddy with excitement to find out.