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Watch Tennis Perform A Soft-Focus Version Of “Needle And A Knife”

Watch a heavenly performance clip and check out the band’s tour dates.

February 23, 2015

Denver indie-pop duo Tennis' latest album, Ritual in Repeat, may have been their strongest effort yet—and their ever-improving songwriting is highlighted in this special performance of "Needle and a Knife," featuring heavenly backing vocals and pink soft-focus lighting to set the mood appropriately. "The idea for this live video developed out of my obsession with Petra Collins' photography," vocalist Alaina Moore told FADER in an email. "Her work is impertinent, forceful and above all feminine. Forty bucks and several trips to Party City was all I needed to turn my living room into a pink hell which doubled as the perfect setting for a live performance of 'Needle And A Knife.' I loved making this, and am extremely thankful for our friends who volunteered their time to help me pull it off."

Check out the band's tour dates below, too.

April 25 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
April 28 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
April 30 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
May 1 - West Hollywood, CA - Troubadour
May 2 - San Diego, CA - The Irenic
May 5 - Austin, TX - The Parish
May 6 - New Orleans, LA - Gasa Gasa
May 8 - Atlanta, GA - Shaky Knees Festival
May 9 - Nashville, TN - The High Watt
May 10 - Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle
May 12 - Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
May 13 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
May 15 - Philadelphia, PA - Milkboy
May 16 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
May 17 - Allston, MA - Great Scott
May 19 - Toronto, ON - Virgin Mobile Mod Club
May 20 - Ferndale, MI - The Loving Touch
May 21 - Indianapolis, IN - Radio Radio

Lead image: Luca Venter

Watch Tennis Perform A Soft-Focus Version Of “Needle And A Knife”