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HERO SESSIONS: Legss – Hyde Park Coroner
By Alex James Taylor | Music | 23 August 2021
This article is part of HERO Sessions – Live from a garage near you

We’ve been championing London quartet Legss since we first saw them in 2019. All rhythmic shrapnel and contrarian critiques; there’s a coiled menace here that gets its kicks when you’re most off-guard. Now two EPs deep, with an impressive booklet of national rail tickets collected from sold-out gigs around the UK, and a fanbase significantly larger than the band itself, Legss are really starting to purr.

In an attempt to bottle this energy, we reached for our HERO Sessions format – documenting exclusive, intimate performances from the most exciting bands around – and captured a live rendition of the band’s latest track Hyde Park Coroner, a leering whodunnit led by a “snake-oil advantageous coroner, drunk on yesterday’s sacramental wine.” Directed by the band’s friend and frequent collaborator Will Reid (who also directed visuals for band’s track, On Killing a Swan Blues), we’re extremely pleased to introduce Legss, and their hit tune, Hyde Park Coroner.

‘Hyde Park Coroner’
Written and performed by Legss
Featuring Olivia Morgan
Directed by The Reids
Filmed at The Columbia
Live sound by Emanuele Giovagnoli

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Legss will be touring the UK with Pom Poko next month September, full dates and ticket info here.

This HERO Session was recorded at The Columbia Hotel, who host MODERN BLAST, a bi-weekly gig series and monthly online Music TV show. More info here.

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