Le Boom and Æ MAK Share ‘Dancing Bug’

April 26, 2019

Irish electronic-pop duo, Le Boom, comprising of Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon, and fellow Dubliner Æ MAK (Aoife McCann) are today sharing the video for their new BBC Radio 1-supported collaborative single, ‘Dancing Bug’. The new music is shared alongside news of Le Boom’s largest headline to-date, a stop at the 1250-capacity Olympia, Dublin on October 11, 2019 – tickets available now . The new date will follow a summer of festival touring and a brief May run, taking in stops at Thousand Island, London on May 3, 2019 and further dates at Live At Leeds and Hit The North – all dates below.

Following the impeccably choreographed ‘Just Want To’, the compelling melodies of ‘Dancing Bug’ – which visually finds Leech, Mallon and McCann gliding through the streets of Stoneybatter, Dublin City – is the latest cut from the forthcoming EP, ‘All Of My Highs’, set for release May 3, 2019. “‘Dancing Bug’ is about falling into your bedroom after a bad day and dancing like fire to your favourite song; to escape the stuff you just had to deal with,” says McCann. “That energy taking you off into the other world that you’re visualising as you dance.”

Speaking about the musical coming together, McCann continues: “I’d always loved Le Boom’s live shows – myself and my mates dancing ourselves into the ground, high energy and love. Myself and Christy met at The Great Escape last year and got on like a house on fire. We were both like ‘I like your music – I like your music, cool’. We wrote ‘Dancing Bug’ in a couple of hours late last year. Loved every minute.” 

2018 signposted an exciting milestone for Le Boom, it was a year that found the pair performing across some of Europe’s largest festivals, including Primavera, Longitude, Body & Soul and Electric Picnic, whilst also taking their eccentric live show to Reykjavik, New York and Bilbao. The year also found the duo selling out an Irish headline tour – including a stop at Dublin’s 1000-capacity District 8 venue – and achieving playlist success at Spotify, attaining spots on ’New Music Friday’ & ‘Hot New Bands’ amongst others.

UK/IRE Tour Dates

ALL DATES WITH BUY LINKS:  https://weareleboom.com/tour

May 03 | Thousand Island, London, UK *
May 04 | Live At Leeds, Leeds, UK *
May 05 | Hit The North, Newcastle, UK *
May 10 | It Takes A Village, Cork, IRE   *
May 25 | South Central, Portsmouth, UK
May 26 | Life Festival, Westmeath, UK
Jun 21 | Sea Sessions, Donegal, IRE
Jul 26 | Y Not Festival, Derbyshire, UK
Jul 28 | Coronas Big Top, Galway, IRE
Aug 03 | Indiependence, Cork, IRE  *
Oct 10 | Duke of York, Belfast, NI
Oct 11 | Olympia, Dublin, IRE
Oct 19 | Dolan’s, Limerick, IRE
Oct 25 | Glassworks, Derry, NI

  • with AE MAK performing Dancing Bug

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