Tennyson's 'Uh Oh!' EP Is A Jazzy Rainbow Playground of Sounds You Can See: Listen

Tonje Thilesen

Billboard Dance named Tennyson an artist to watch in 2017, and we're pleased to say our prediction is shapin' up well. The brother-sister duo was signed by Skrillex almost immediately, and it just dropped its first proper EP on OWSLA. Uh Oh! is wonderfully Tennyson. It's jazzy, vibrant, smart, playful, and unlike anything else you're likely to hear all year.

Lead single "Cry Bird" featured some of the band's strongest songwriting to date, with more of a straightforward structure than fans are used to, but Uh Oh! comes in with the familiar strangeness right away. The namesake intro features ticking clocks, Apple computer sound effects, video game synths, and drum patterns specially-designed to blow your mind.

"Body Language" is a clear stand out, featuring vocals from Aloe Blacc. It's a real classy swinger with a touch of bombast tempered with the duo's usual start-and-stop, candy-coated goodness. All together, its six tracks are exactly what a Tennyson fan wants to hear. Skrillex must be pleased.

Get to know the cool, immensely-talented Tennyson with Uh Oh! below, and while you're at it, check their upcoming tour dates.

Sept 29th - The Roxy Theatre - West Hollywood, CA
Sept 30th - Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Oct 3rd - Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 4th - Fox Theatre - Boulder, CO
Oct 5th - Globe Hall - Denver, CO
Oct 6th - Lake San Antonio South Shore - Bradley, CA


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