Lo-fi dream-pop brilliance from the husband and wife duo
Andrew Trendell
16:44 4th December 2014

They've toured with Haim and their latest album has been produced by The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, Spoon’s Jim Eno and The Shins’ Richard Swift: clearly husband and wife duo Tennis are easy to fall in love with. You can hear it all in the beach-pop wonder of 'Never Work For Free'. 

Watch Tennis perform 'Never Work For Free' for Gigwise in the video above

"Despite the title, I actually don't believe in that," said singer Alaina Moore. "I think it's totally OK to work for free. What the song is actually about is my miniature identity crisis. When Patrick (Riley, her husband) and I decided to go ahead and change my last name - so there's a lyric in there: 'A single syllable contained my history / Never knew one word meant so much to me'."

She continued: "That's kind of just like the weird regret I felt after I changed my name."

Tennis performed the session at The King's Head in Dalston

Watch Tennis perform 'Never Work For Free' for Gigwise in the video above

Tennis release new album Ritual In Repeat on 2 February. 

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