Sofi Tukker release hot new single and Wet Tennis ethos

Elizabeth Miranda


Music duo SOFI TUKKER (Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern) have shared their latest single and video “Original Sin” and have also announced their forthcoming sophomore album WET TENNIS along with a world tour.

WET TENNIS is the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2018 GRAMMY nominated debut album Treehouse, due April 29th via Ultra/Sony Music.

SOFI TUKKER - Original Sin (Official Video) [Ultra Music]

“Original Sin” is a mantra of being kind to yourself and rejecting imposed social mores. It’s a duet that parachutes you into the center of SOFI TUKKER’s world with a juggernaut rhythm and an instantly memorable hook.

Original Sin’ is the perfect way to introduce the world of WET TENNIS and it's very emblematic of " the freak fam", our community. It says: we aren't meant to be saints. We aren't born sinners. We're just a bunch of freaks who make mistakes and keep trying to do our best. WET TENNIS is an acronym that stands for: "when everyone tries to evolve, nothing negative is safe" and that's what this song is all about. We live in a troubled world, it's not our fault if we have trouble sometimes. That's part of what makes us human. But when we evolve together and celebrate instead of judge each other, we can move through negativity into a more optimistic way of life." - SOFI TUKKER

The “Original Sin” video is steeped in playful eroticism and introduces the joyful and seductive iconography of WET TENNIS. In true SOFI TUKKER fashion, they decamped to a tropical location radiating lush greens and sunlight and realized the video in Oahu, Hawaii with director Aerin Moreno and creative direction by Amber Park (Camila Cabello, Madison Beer). They wear custom WET TENNIS outfits designed by Johnny Wujek (Katy Perry, HBO's Legendary) in the video’s very metaphorical and ecstatic tennis match.

"The 'Original Sin' video is the Garden of Eden of the WET TENNIS world. It's a place beaming with sexual freedom and colorful possibilities. At first, we see everybody in their traditional roles, wearing all white, clapping politely, acting as one "should" during a tennis match, but as the world unfolds, we see that everyone is a freak. At the end of the video, that freakiness is liberated as we all look up to the WET TENNIS statue in the sky.

SOFI TUKKER have achieved gold and platinum records in every continent other than Antarctica and their global audience began to coalesce around the streams, eventually creating a community that dubbed itself the Freak Fam. Along with activities related to the group, Freak Fam have helped each other during this difficult time in both emotional and material ways. When many members of Freak Fam had their prom canceled and were missing the big moments in their lives, SOFI TUKKER held a virtual prom and encouraged everyone attending to wear their freakiest wares. More recently, the Freak Fam has taken the form of a bi-weekly SiriusXM radio show, Freak Fam Radio, on Diplo’s Revolution Channel 52 that airs every other Wednesday at 10 PM ET/ 7 PM PT.


SOFI TUKKER, the genre-defying duo of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, is celebrated for their inclusive and global perspective on electronic music as well as their work's themes of liberation, unity, and self-empowerment. In 2021, SOFI TUKKER achieved their third Billboard Dance Airplay chart #1 for their collaboration with John Summit on "Sun Came Up," and they also released a tri-lingual collaboration with Amadou and Mariam, "Mon Cheri". The band is also frequently tapped for remixes by some of the biggest artists in the world including Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry. SOFI TUKKER are also passionate activists who have raised funds and awareness for Planned Parenthood, The Trevor Project, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Natural Resources Defense Council and the March for Our Lives. Their commitment to equality and fostering community while recombining the pillars of dance music into exciting new shapes has established them as a singular act.

The WET TENNIS tour starts in Washington, D.C. on May 21st and continues for 19 dates through the US & Canada. For ticket information.

SOFI TUKKER: North American Tour

Sat, May 21 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club

Mon, May 23 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

Wed, May 25 - Brooklyn, NY @ Avant Gardner - The Brooklyn Mirage

Thu, May 26 - Boston, MA @ Roadrunner

Sat, May 28 - Quebec City, QC @ Imperial Bell Theater

Mon, May 30 - Montreal, QC @ MTELUS

Wed, June 1 - Toronto, ON @ HISTORY

Thu, June 2 - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre

Fri, June 3 - Chicago, IL @ Radius

Mon, June 6 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue - Mainroom

Wed, June 8 - Denver, CO @ The Mission Ballroom

Thu, June 9 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot

Sat, June 11 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater

Tue, June 14 - Seattle, WA @ The Paramount Theatre

Thu, June 16 - Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre

Sat, June 18 - Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall

Mon, June 20 - San Diego, CA @ SOMA

Festival Dates

Sat, March 5 - San Diego, CA @ CRSSD Festival (Live Set)

Fri, March 25 - Sat, March 27 - Miami, FL @ Ultra Music Festival (Live Set)

Thu, March 31 - Sun, April 3 - Cancun, Mexico @ Tiesto:The Trip (DJ Set)

Sat, July 9 - Barcelona, Spain @ Cruilla Festival (DJ Set)

Fri, July 15 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Super Bock Super Rock (DJ Set)

Fri, July 22 - Byron Bay, NSW Australia @ Splendour in the Grass Festival (Live Set)

Connect with Sofi Tukker

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TikTok / YouTube / Twitch / Discord

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