First Listen: Leggy – Kick the Habit

leggy_coverOozing with primal urgency and self-loathing, “Kick the Habit” is the latest single from Cincinnati trio Leggy.

A bouncing slab of subterranean proto-punk, “Kick the Habit” details a booty call set to a B-52s groove laid by bassist Kerstin Bladh and drummer Christopher Campbell, with singer/guitarist Veronique Allaer opining, “I really really do want to stop wanting you / But I just can’t break the habit”.

Slated as the opening track on Leggy’s forthcoming self-titled LP, Leggy will serve as a primer with “Kick the Habit” followed by songs handpicked from the band’s previous three EPs: 2014’s Cavity Castle, 2015’s Nice Try and this year’s Dang.

Leggy will be released on 29 April via Damnably Records. Stream “Kick the Habit” below.

Leggy kick off a European tour later this week, playing dates with Shonen Knife through May. Full schedule follows.

14 April – Manchester @ Ruby Lounge w/Shonen Knife
15 April – Sheffield @ Audacious
16 April – Birmingham @ O2 Academy w/Shonen Knife
17 April – London @ Dingwalls w/Shonen Knife
19 April – York @ Dusk
20 April – Southampton @ Joiners w/Shonen Knife
21 April – Brighton @ The Haunt w/Shonen Knife
22 April – Guildford @ Boileroom w/Shonen Knife
23 April – Norwich @ Arts Centre W/Shonen Knife
24 April – Colchester @ Arts Centre w/Shonen Knife
25 April – London @ Brixton Windmill Album Launch Show
26 April – Leeds @ Brudenell w/Shonen Knife
28 April – Edinburgh @ Summerhall w/Shonen Knife
29 April – Glasgow @ CCA w/Shonen Knife
30 April – Dublin @ Whelan’s w/Shonen Knife
1 May – Belfast @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival w/Shonen Knife
4 May – Liverpool @ Arts Club w/Shonen Knife
5 May – Nottingham @ Maze w/Shonen Knife
6 May – Leicester @ Musician w/Shonen Knife
7 May – Cardiff @ Clwb Ifor Bach w/Chastity Belt
8 May – Bristol @ Fleece w/Shonen Knife and Wussy

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