Watch Walt Disco release gripping new single ‘Macilent’

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“We wanted the song to convey the fear that we feel, the disgust, the exhaustion, but also the fading hope that it doesn’t have to be the way things are.”

With their eagerly-awaited debut album set for release next year, Walt Disco have shared their latest gripping single, ‘Macilent’.

Speaking on the new single, frontperson James explains, “Macilent was written with Jessica Winter in August the day after the 3 trans women were attacked in Hollywood. All we could think about that day was the violence that trans and queer people face every-day. We wanted the song to convey the fear that we feel, the disgust, the exhaustion, but also the fading hope that it doesn’t have to be the way things are ‘We could be together, if you weren’t so violent’.

“’We’ve been around forever’ is almost a war-cry exclaiming that queer people and gender identities have always existed outside the binary.”

Check out ‘Macilent’ below.

See Walt Disco live at the following dates:

JANUARY
09 - Bognor Regis, UK @ Rockaway Beach Festival

MARCH
30 - Glasgow, UK @ St Luke's
31 - Belfast, UK @ Voodoo

APRIL
01 - Dublin, Ireland @ The Soundhouse
02 - Liverpool, UK @ Jimmy's
04 - Sheffield, UK @ Yellow Arch Studios
05 - Hull, UK @ Tower Ballroom
06 - Newcastle UK @ The Cluny
08 - York, UK @ The Crescent
09 - Leeds, UK @ Hyde Park Book Club
11 - Nottingham, UK @ The Bodega Social Club
12 - Birmingham, UK @ Mama Roux's
13 - Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor Bach
17 - Manchester, UK @ YES
18 - Bristol, UK @ Rough Trade Bristol
20 - London, UK @ Scala
21 - Antwerp, Belgium @ TRIX
22 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
24 - Cologne, Germany @ MTC
26 - Hamburg, Germany @ Headcrash
27 - Berlin, Germany @ Cassiopeia
28 - Munich, Germany @ Orangehouse
30 - Paris, France @ Point Ephemere

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