La Roux Biography

La Roux are a former English synthpop duo; it was founded in 2006 by singer-songwriter Elly Jackson and producer Ben Langmaid. Their self-titled debut studio album (2008) peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2011. The record spawned the hit single "Bulletproof", which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and number eight on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. La Roux became a solo project consisting of Jackson following the departure of Langmaid in 2013, leaving much of their second studio album Trouble in Paradise (2014) under Jackson's creative direction. La Roux's music is influenced by 1980s British synthpop acts including Yazoo, Erasure, Depeche Mode, OMD, The Human League, Heaven 17 and Eurythmics.

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La Roux News

La Roux reschedules 'Gold' UK tour dates – ticket details

Shows in Reading and Southampton rescheduled

  • Apr 22, 2010

La Roux: 'In For The Kill' remix shows people don't want 'happy crap' – video

Elly Jackson praises Skream remix at Shockwaves NME Awards

  • Feb 25, 2010

La Roux and Skream win Shockwaves NME Awards Best Dancefloor Filler

'In For The Kill' voted winner in category

  • Feb 24, 2010

La Roux changing her voice for 'completely different' second album

Elly Jackson says writing sessions are well underway

  • Jan 20, 2010

La Roux's album blocked from free Spotify service

Record taken down at record label's request

  • Jan 13, 2010

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La Roux Music Videos

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Let Me Down Gently

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Supernature (Live At Montreux 2012)

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Bulletproof

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In for the Kill [LIVE]

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In For The Kill

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La Roux Reviews

Live review: La Roux

Live review: La Roux

Corn Exchange, Cambridge Thursday, April 29

  • May 14, 2010

Album Review: La Roux - 'La Roux'

Much, much more than just those singles

  • Jun 23, 2009

Live Review: Samsung NME Radar Tour

It's all back to the '80s for this stunning retro-fantastic extravaganza...02 Academy, Oxford, Saturday, May 2

  • May 12, 2009

Track Review: La Roux

In For The Kill (Skream remix)

  • Mar 2, 2009

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