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Watch Harry Styles Cover Wet Leg’s “Wet Dream”

Part of Styles’ Session for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge

May 24, 2022
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Admittedly, we don’t cover Harry Styles much here at Under the Radar, although he seems alright for a major pop star. At least he has good taste in support acts, including a lot of artists we do cover more regularly (Jenny Lewis, Jessie Ware, Madi Diaz, Blood Orange, etc.). And when the British singer tours Australia and New Zealand next year he’ll be bringing Under the Radar favorites Wet Leg with him. Perhaps as a precursor to that, Styles and his band have covered Wet Leg’s 2021 single “Wet Dream” in a session for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. It’s a spirited cover and his backing band seems really into it. Watch the video below.

Styles recently released a new album, Harry’s House, and in the session he also performed that album’s “As It Was,” “Late Night Talking,” and “Boyfriend.” Check out all those videos below too.

British duo Wet Leg (Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers) released their self-titled debut album in April via Domino. It landed at #1 on the official UK album chart and in America also made it to #14 on the Billboard 200 album chart (and at #4 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart). Wet Leg also debuted at #1 on the Australian album chart.

Stream the album here.

We recently posted a disturbing and hilarious parody cover of Wet Leg’s 2021 hit “Chaise Longue” by a band calling themselves Moist Limb. Moist Limb’s version is titled “Trone Noir” and is accompanied by a video that remakes the “Chaise Longue” video in horror movie mode (hearts are eaten). “Trone Noir” translates to “Black Throne.”

“Chaise Longue” was #1 on our Top 130 Songs of 2021 list.

Read our 2021 interview with Wet Leg on “Chaise Longue.”

Read our recent interview with Wet Leg on their album here.

Read our rave review of Wet Leg here.

Wet Leg features the songs “Chaise Longue” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), “Wet Dream,” which topped our Songs of the Week list, “Oh No,” and “Too Late Now,” the latter of which also topped our Songs of the Week list. Then they shared a video for “Oh No.” That was followed by another single, “Angelica,” shared via another one of their amusing self-directed videos. “Angelica” also made our Songs of the Week list.

Then the duo did a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert for NPR, performed “Chaise Longue” on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and stopped by SiriusXMU to perform a cover of Madonna’s “Material Girl.” Then in March Wet Leg stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where they performed “Wet Dream” on the broadcast show and “Chaise Longue” as a web-exclusive.

Wet Leg released one last pre-release single, “Ur Mum,” via another amusing video. “Ur Mum” also made our Songs of the Week list. Then the band shared a “Live on the Porch” session featuring them performing five songs from the album in their native Isle of Wight.

They also announced some new North American tour dates and shared On Tour with Wet Leg, a mini documentary chronicling a previous U.S. East Coast tour.

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