Listen: Tennis – “Is it True”
“Brenda Lee has been a great source of inspiration for me. We stumbled across the song “Is It True,” a less popular single she recorded later in her career and loved it not just for her more mature, crackly voice, but for the randomly awesome inclusion of a very young Jimmy Page on electric guitar. The song is such a jam, we really enjoyed the chance to record it ourselves. Despite the limitations of recording it on a 4-track cassette, and then having to mix it in a pinch on an 11 year old lap top, that crashed regularly, all the parts we love are there.”
You can stream the track by clicking on the link above, or download it in exchange for your email address. The band is currently on a European tour through July, but will return to the U.S. on August 5 for Lollapalooza.