Meet the Bands: Leaving Bordeaux

WHO? Frontman Jamie McAulay, Bass player Caleb Blackwood, Guitarist Darren Huston, Drummer Louis Kane & Synth/Keys Alex Curran all make up Glaswegian band, Leaving Bordeaux

GENRE? Alternative Indie

FOR FANS OF: The Enemy, Milburn and The Fences

THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: The band’s debut single, ‘Caught Out Cold’ which was released in September last year. The song focuses on the issues of modern day life such as mental health, drug and youth culture.

WHY ARE WE DIGGIN THEM?  They only formed less than a year ago and they’re already make a great addition to the Scottish music scene with their honest lyrics and unique style, Leaving Bordeaux have this likeable swagger in their music which definitely makes them ones to watch this year!

THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE LYRICS:  ‘So swipe right with your hand and then give a little piece of yourself away to be ghosted the very next day… what a shame, are we to blame?’ (Caught Out Cold, September 2019)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: The release of their latest single, Caught Out Cold which they worked on it with producer James MacKenzie of Soundshape Studios in Greenock already has over 2000 streams on Spotify. Their debut single also played at Rugby Park home of Kilmarnock FC during half time on a match day and got air play on Jim Gellatly’s Amazing Radio Show!

Photo Credit: Tamsyn McKenzie

GIG HIGHLIGHTS: Supporting Beafets at Room 2 in Glasgow, playing at a sold-out show at The Lucky Break, Clydebank alongside The Fences and Horizons and selling out all their allocated tickets for the 13th Note in Glasgow.

WHAT’S NEXT: Leaving Bordeaux have their very own headlining show at Broadcast in Glasgow alongside Ellis Hurley and James & Jamie on the 28th March. The band have also announced that they have finished their second single which should hopefully be released this year…



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