Moist Leg have had loads of purpose to have fun this week – first they obtained nominated for the Mercury Prize and now they’ve found Barack Obama has been rocking out to their tunes.
Y’know, only a informal week.
The previous president has a convention of showing what songs have been the soundtrack to his summer time and this yr, he featured stars like Beyonce (Break My Soul), Harry Styles (Music For A Sushi Restaurant), Nina Simone (Do I Transfer You?), and Bruce Springsteen (Dancing within the Darkish).
Oh, and epic British indie rock band Moist Leg, with their music Angelica.
Sharing the listing, which additionally consists of Vibe Out by Tems, Saoko by Rosalia, Ojitos Lindos by Dangerous Bunny and Bomba Estereo, Barack, 60, mentioned: ‘Yearly, I get excited to share my summer time playlist as a result of I study so many new artists out of your replies—it’s an instance of how music actually can carry us all collectively.
‘Right here’s what I’ve been listening to this summer time. What songs would you add?’
Responding to the honour, the band wrote on Twitter: ‘First the Mercury nomination.. and now this?!’
The duo, made up of Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chamber, rose to fame over the previous yr, particularly after their hit Chaise Longe went viral.
Now, they’re rightfully seeing large success, with their self-titled album additionally nominated for the 2022 Mercury Prize alongside stars together with As It Was hitmaker Harry, Sam Fender, and Little Simz.
Barack, who’s been sharing his playlist for years, featured 44 songs on the listing from numerous totally different genres – so there’s lots to strive.
Whereas James Corden jokingly took issue with the playlist in 2020, claiming there’s no means Barack can be listening among the artists he included, we will completely think about him knocking about rocking out to Angelica.
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