Audacy's Alternative Pick of the Week: Wet Leg - 'Chaise Longue'

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Audacy's Alternative Pick of the Week: Wet Leg - 'Chaise Longue'
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This week’s Audacy Alternative Pick of the Week is Wet Leg's "Chaise Longue."

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About Wet Leg:

Amidst a night of hazy scenes in their native Isle of Wight – a sparsely populated island off the south coast of England accessible only by boat - Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers found themselves at the summit of a Ferris wheel.

They decided to start a band. The band is called Wet Leg.

Arming themselves with guitars, a penchant for French disco, effervescent imaginations and a shared love of The Ronettes and Jane Birkin, through to Ty Segall and Bjork, they set about making some recordings of their own.

Today, Wet Leg are pleased to share their debut single with the world. The song is called “Chaise Longue.” Produced by Jon McMullen and mixed by Alan Moulder (Arctic Monkeys, Beach House, Foals), “Chaise Longue” is an infectious, tongue-in-cheek instant-classic with a suitably irrepressible video to match, directed by the band themselves.

"Chaise Longue is the result of a sleepover that accidentally went on for 6 weeks. Whenever I stay over, Hester always makes the Chaise Longue in her flat into a cute nest for me. We spent night after night staying up stupidly late making cookies, painting, gluing tiny gems to our guitar pedals and having silly impromptu midnight jams. Chaise Longue came from that space and place in time."

"Fun fact: neither of us have a degree. We both dropped out."

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