Le Youth Flips Paula DeAnda Hit Into a Disco House Jam You Can't 'Walk Away' From: Exclusive

Le Youth
Michael James

Le Youth

Whenever you've been through a tough breakup, you've got to head to the dance floor. The music and the movement emotes your deepest sadness while the beat pushes the dark clouds away. It's a weird feeling of freedom that can't be produced anywhere else, and that's the vibe Le Youth taps into on its latest single “Walk Away.”

If the female vocal sounds familiar, it's because it's ripped from Paula DeAnda's 2006 hit by the same name.

“I love the original, but it didn't work for the club,” Le Youth says in an emailed statement. “The song has a ton of feeling packed into three minutes. I've been playing it out for the last couple months. It's like tears on the dance floor."

Le Youth's take is bright and bouncy with a beat that kicks hard enough to send thoughts of that ex right out the window – but only after you've had a good moment dancing through your memories. “Walk Away” is out Friday on Le Youth's own label Homework, but you can listen to it below right now, exclusively on Billboard Dance.


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