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New Order Unveil New Song

New Order have unveiled the first song from their new album.Then band - featuring Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman - have premiered 'Restless' online, with the track being their...

Brandon Flowers For New Order Lp

Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop will feature on New Order's new album.The rockers will be joined by The Killers frontman and 68-year-old singer/songwriter on their forthcoming studio record 'Music Complete', which will be their first...

New Order Album To Feature Guest Stars Including Brandon Flowers

As well as announcing a short UK tour this autumn, the returning indie veterans New Order have revealed that their upcoming album will feature a number of guest stars from musical past and present.Music Complete,...

Elly Jackson: 'Music Industry Is Sexist'

The La Roux star spoke out after it emerged up to 70 per cent of acts booked for the U.K.'s annual festival season are male, with the top billing slots also dominated by...

Alt-j, Noel Gallagher And Portishead To Headline Latitude Festival

alt-J, Noel Gallagher and Portishead will headline Latitude Festival.The annual music festival in Suffolk, south east England will feature the rockers, with alt-J eager to play at the event because it has ''always been so...

La Roux Made No Money From Record Sales

British singer Elly Jackson made no money from her band La Roux's eight million record sales.The Bulletproof hitmaker has blasted the machinations of a music industry that handed her no cash from her huge sales,...

La Roux Axes U.s. Show

British pop star La Roux has postponed a show on her U.S. tour due to "extenuating circumstances".The singer is due to kick off her American trek on 19 September (14) in Seattle, Washington, but she...

Grace Woodward Intimidated By 'Superhuman' Elle Macpherson

Grace Woodward was intimidated by 'superhuman' Elle Macpherson.The celebrity stylist - who appeared as a judge with the 50-year-old supermodel on 'Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model' - found it ''quite scary'' to sit alongside...

La Roux Blasted By Ex-bandmate

Ben Langmaid has appeared to slam his former La Roux bandmate.The songwriter parted ways with Elly Jackson during the recording of new album 'Trouble in Paradise' and after she criticised Kanye West in an interview...

Ben Langmaid Calls Ian Sherman An Idiot As La Roux/kanye West Thing Blows Up

It all started when Elly Jackson of La Roux fame answered a question on Kanye West by saying: "No, f*ck him. Nobody likes him." Actually, it seems like it all started when Jackson showed her...

La Roux Star Snipes At Kanye West

British pop star Elly Jackson has taken aim at Kanye West, insisting he is despised by almost everyone in the music industry.The La Roux singer spent two days working with the iconic rapper to provide...

La Roux Prefers Quality Over Quanitity

La Roux always wanted quality over quantity.The 'Bulletproof' singer - whose real name is Elly Jackson - explained she is a person who would much rather spend ''three months'' on a project and make it...

La Roux Star Opens Up About Bitter Falling Out With Former Bandmate

La Roux star Elly Jackson has spoken out about the bitter bust-up that sparked her split from bandmate Ben Langmaid.Jackson and Langmaid collaborated on La Roux's Grammy-winning self-titled debut album, but they clashed in the...

La Roux 'Wanted To Run Away' After Tour

La Roux's Elly Jackson ''wanted to run away'' after touring in 2009. The 'In For The Kill' hitmaker admits she struggled to deal with her overnight fame four years ago and needed to take herself...

Grace Woodward Praises Unique Style Icon Florence Welch

Grace Woodward loves working with strong female artists like Florence Welch.The stylist prefers collaborating with talented celebrities like the Florence + The Machine singer and La Roux because they have such a unique sense of...

La Roux's Ben Langmaid Opens Up About Band Exit

La Roux co-founder Ben Langmaid feels "truly saddened" by his departure from the dance act during the making of new album Trouble In Paradise.The duo, fronted by British singer Elly Jackson, parted ways while working...

Elly Jackson Felt Like A 'Different Person' After Tour

La Roux's Elly Jackson separated from bandmate Ben Langmaid because she had become a ''different person''.The 'Bulletproof' singer is now the sole permanent member of the group after parting ways with her songwriting partner and...

La Roux Lost Ability To Sing Through Anxiety

La Roux singer Elly Jackson feared her career was over when she suddenly lost her ability to hit the high notes.The In For The Kill vocalist found herself thrust into the spotlight following the release...

La Roux Working With Nile Rodgers

La Roux are working with disco legend Nile Rodgers.The electro duo - made up of Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid - have been in the studio with the 59-year-old guitarist, who has previously produced hits...

Beth Ditto 'Chilled' By Adele's Voice

Adele gives Beth Ditto ''chills''. The Gossip lead singer is a huge fan of the 'Someone Like You' hitmaker, praising her talent and beauty. She said: ''I love Adele so much and it's honestly not...

La Roux 'Terrified' By Sexy Songs

La Roux "terrified" by sexy pop songs.The electronic duo - Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid - are aiming for a "cheekier" follow up to their self titled debut, but want their music to be sexy...

Jim Sturgess 'Giggled' In Love Scenes

Jim Sturgess "giggled" through his love scenes with Anne Hathaway in 'One Day'. The British actor - who plays Dexter in the highly-anticipated adaptation of the David Nicholls' novel - did not mind getting on...

Jim Sturgess Forms Duo With Girlfriend O'brien

Actor Jim Sturgess is hoping to make his mark on the pop charts after forming a duo with his girlfriend, La Roux musician Mickey O Brien.The Across The Universe star, who previously fronted groups like...

La Roux Star Elly Jackson Changes Famous Hairstyle

La Roux star Elly Jackson has ditched her trademark pompadour hairstyle - because it took up too much time to maintain.The Bulletproof hitmaker grew tired of having to perfect her hairstyle for gigs and appearances...

La Roux's Grammy Nightmare

British Grammy winners LA ROUX nearly missed their chance to pick up their award - after security guards banned the duo from entering the ceremony on Sunday (13Feb11).The electropop stars flew in from the U.K....

Elton John Praises 'Genius' Kanye West

Sir Elton John has hailed Kanye West a "stone cold genius".The legendary 'Rocket Man' singer said he is completely blown away by the 'Power' rapper's vision and ability to marry genres and hailed his last...

La Roux Changes Voice

La Roux says her voice has changed for the band's second album. Flame haired singer Elly Jackson is giving up her trademark high pitched vocals for the group's next record, and said the sound she...

La Roux Star Plans Unusual Christmas Meal

Elly Jackson plans to eat burgers on Christmas Day (25.12.10).The La Roux frontwoman hates the traditional roast turkey dinner and so is planning to cook herself her own unique festive fare this year.She said: "I...

Willow Smith To Play News Years Eve Show With Ne-yo

WILLOW SMITH, the daughter of Hollywood stars WILL SMITH and JADA PINKETT SMITH, will make her most high-profile television appearance yet when she takes to the stage at 'DICk Clarks' New Year's Rockin' Eve' on...

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