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01st Jun 2021

Late Late Toy Show teen hits number 1 with debut single

The teen’s song has hit number one on the iTunes charts.

A familiar face from the Late Late Toy Show is making his name in the music industry after his debut single hits the number one spot.

Michael Moloney’s song All That I Do has shot to the number one spot on the iTunes chart.

You may remember this familiar face from last year’s Late Late Toy Show when Michael was surprised with his musical inspiration Dermot Kennedy live on the show.


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With a more personal message behind it, the Toy Show star dedicated the single to his late father after performing it earlier this month on The Late Late Show.

Michael told RTE’s 2FM: “One day mum was making me breakfast in a pan and I looked over and my dad was a chef and so he used to cook me breakfast in the same pan and I was just remembering back to those times.”

“It was like a lightbulb moment: why don’t I write a song about my dad?”

“This song was different from my other songs. I was writing about a real-life event that happened, and the lyrics embodied how I felt about my dad passing away.”

Michael said that initially, he wrote the song for himself and never expected anybody to hear it.

It wasn’t until he uploaded it to his Spotify account, which he had made to upload covers, that his world changed.

The 14 year old added: “I thought I would just put it up on my own Spotify which I had just made for a few covers, it would be something I had for my dad because I felt he deserved it. And then Universal got involved and I’ve never been so excited before and now we are always onto the team in Universal and they are so lovely as well.”

And while he may be at the top of the charts, the teen is determined to stay humble and take in every second of the journey.