Rockin’ women to fire up The River

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Tom ZaunmayrAugusta Margaret River Times
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Legs Electric members Kylie Soanes, Erin Gooden, Elana Haynes and Ama Quinsee.
Camera IconLegs Electric members Kylie Soanes, Erin Gooden, Elana Haynes and Ama Quinsee. Credit: Picture: Legs Electric, Legs Electric.

A quartet of rockin’ women will bring their high-energy show back to Margaret River this Saturday night at The River.

In a world of pop, techno and hip-hop, Legs Electric are a welcome throwback to the age of rock‘n’roll, listing Pink Floyd, The Living End and Whitesnake as influences.

Drummer Kylie Soanes said the band felt at home playing country gigs. “We have made friends down south and they just love it — they appreciate the music,” she said.

“There’s a real culture in Margaret River, it is just individual and innovative to walk down that strip and see so many cool artists.

“We give it 150 per cent on-stage, it is high-energy, hair-flicking rock‘n’roll.”

Legs Electric’s tour comes on the back of their latest single, Tuesday Girl.

The single has a head-bopping pop-rock sound with a hook crowds will easily be able to sing along to and a message familiar to anyone who has been with a non-committed partner.

“We were driving back from playing a show in Margaret River and I was talking about a story back in the day with Ama (Quinsee),” Soanes said.

“I happened to tell a story where this person would say to me ‘I have another person every day of the week and you are Tuesday’. We thought this could be a song and wrote the melody while we were driving back down south.

“The story behind it is to say, as a woman, you are better than that, you are not going to be pushed around.”

Tuesday Girl can be heard via iTunes, Google Music, Spotify and Apple Music, or viewed on YouTube.

Legs Electric will be supported by Lightnin Jack and Pretty Uglys. The gig starts at 8pm on Saturday and tickets are $10.

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