I really dig Hooton Tennis Club. They have this sound that reeks (in a good way) of classic pop sensibility, and when I listen to this new single, it’s so casual in its delivery that I’m hoping it doesn’t go overlooked. My ears hear remnants of late Brit-pop in the steady croon, with just enough hop swagger to remind the cool kids that this is what they should be listening to at the moment. Big Box of Chocolates, the group’s new record, hits today via Heavenly Recordings, so lend them your ears.
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One of the bands that I’m really excited to catch, for my first time, is Hooton Tennis Club. The band released Highest Point in Cliff Town on Heavenly Recordings last year; it barely left my stereo for a few long weeks. They’re making their way to SXSW, and we were fortunate enough to get them a few questions on the road…check below. Read more
I mean, the Hooton Tennis Club name alone grabs your attention, in some form or another, but what’s important is how quickly you get attached to this new single. From the moment that first snare hit kicks in with the guitar twisting around the lyrics, it’s pop success. It’s a perfect pop piece, rocking a little bit of twang in the guitars whilst pushing a casually cool vocal to bring the whole track together. If this ditty suits your tastes, then look for for the group to release their debut album later this year via Heavenly Recordings.
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