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Wet Leg share cover of Ronan Keating‘s Life Is A Rollercoaster, receive approval from the man himself

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Wet Leg have shared a stylish cover of Ronan Keating‘s 2000 single Life Is A Rollercoaster.

The rendition was released as part of their Apple Music Home Session, and it's even managed to capture the attention of the former Boyzone singer himself.

To show his approval, Keating retweeted a news announcement about the cover with the words "Love it".

Speaking of their decision to cover the track, Wet Leg’s Rhian Teasdale says "It’s been such a whirlwind for us as a band. So I think we chose to cover Life Is A Rollercoaster just because we felt like we could relate to the sentiment of it. Kinda goes hand in hand with another motto that we live by, of ‘Feel the fear and do it anyway’.

“It’s been such a wild and unexpected ride for us since starting Wet Leg, and we’re all ’90s babies, so we’ve grown up with Ronan Keating on the radio — so it seemed appropriate.”

The Apple Music Home Session also includes an acoustic version of their acclaimed single Wet Dream.

In other news, Wet Leg – comprised of Teasdale and Hester Chambers – are due to release their self-titled debut album on April 8.

They will additionally be heading out on a UK tour in support of the new release, alongside a run of in-store performances. Tickets are available to purchase on the band's website.

Listen to the cover below:

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Wet Leg UK in-store tour dates:

Apr 07: Banquet @ Pryzm London
Apr 08: Rough Trade East London
Apr 09: Resident @ Chalk Brighton
Apr 10: Rough Trade Bristol
Apr 11: Rough Trade Nottingham
Apr 12: HMV Vault Birmingham

Wet Leg UK headline tour dates:

Apr 16: Newcastle, St Domsa
Apr 17: Edinburgh, The Mash House
Apr 19: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
Apr 20: Manchester, Gorilla
Apr 21: Bristol, Trinity Centre
Apr 23: Birmingham, O2 Institute
Apr 24: Norwich, Arts Centre
Apr 26: London, Scala
Apr 27: Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms

Liz Scarlett
Liz Scarlett

Liz works on keeping the Louder sites up to date with the latest news from the world of rock and metal. Prior to joining Louder as a full time staff writer, she completed a Diploma with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and received a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music Journalism. She enjoys writing about anything from neo-glam rock to stoner, doom and progressive metal, and loves celebrating women in music. '10 bands that rip off Black Sabbath but get away with it' is her favourite article she's written with Louder so far. When not writing, Liz enjoys various creative endeavours such as graphic design, as well as reading about rock’n’roll history, art and magic.