Monday, 7 September 2015

Art of the Cover - Hooton Tennis Club's "Highest Point In Cliff Town" (2015)


Highest Point In Cliff Town cover art



“Few recent debuts have felt quite so enjoyable." 
...MOJO - ★★★★

“Top titles and strong hooks on this indie debut."
...Uncut Magazine

 “Best of all, the songs are as good as their titles: 1990's slacker guitar rock played with wit, charm and confidence .”
...The Sunday Times

"The hit rate is impressive: the gently psychedelic Jasper is anthemic, while suburban-recluse groover P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L P.I.E.R.R.E is agreeably perverse.”
...Q Magazine

 "Hooton Tennis Club have produced a debut that's utterly irresistible: a summer soundtrack that makes staring out of the train window significantly less mundane.”
...DIY Magazine - ★★★★ 





Some wonderful cover art here, created by J. Madden.

The inlay photograph is by Nata Moraru - a shot taken out and about in Liverpool one leafy day.

Hooton Tennis Club are Callum, Harry, James and Ryan and they declare .... we are the music makers; we come from far away. 

And, oh yeah,the music's pretty fucking good too!











Tracklisting

1. Up In The Air 02:51
2. I'm Not Going Rose's Again 03:24
3. P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L. P.I.E.R.R.E. 02:41
4. Much Quicker Than Anyone But Jennifer Could Ever Imagine 02:27
5. Jasper 03:09
6. Always Coming Back 2 You 04:20
7. Barlow Terrace 01:56
8. Spokes 03:56
9. Kathleen Sat On The Arm Of Her Favourite Chair 02:28
10. Standing Knees 03:35
11. ...And Then Camilla Drew Fourteen Dots On Her Knee 03:58
12. Fall In Luv 02:57























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