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La Roux Was Forced To Pen Apology To Kanye West After Insulting Him

La Roux was once forced to apologise to Kanye West in writing after insulting him.The 'In For The Kill' hitmaker - whose real name is Elly Jackson - has revealed the bizarre feud she got...

Upcoming Releases: What Albums Are We Waiting For This Month?

This month looks to be all about long-awaited returns from established artists. These are are seven most eagerly anticipated albums coming up in February 2020 - though we have a feeling these are just the...

Eight Albums We're Looking Forward To In 2020

It's a new year and a new decade, so we're hoping it gets off to a good start in the world of music. There are some pretty exciting upcoming releases for 2020, from some of...

La Roux Slams Fox For Using Song To Market 'Bulletproof' Kids Clothes

La Roux has hit out angrily at Fox Business for its use of her song ‘Bulletproof’ to accompany a segment about protective children’s clothes on a US television channel, describing their decision as “abhorrent”.During a...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Jackson Slams Tv Singing Contests

LA ROUX star ELLY JACKSON has become the latest star to slam TV singing contests - insisting she "will not support" them because they are "unfair" on "vulnerable" wannabes.Sir Elton John recently branded Simon Cowell's...

David Guetta Sets Download Record

David Guetta is the most downloaded dance artist in history. The chart-topping French DJ - who has achieved three number one hits in the UK, collaborating with Kelly Rowland, Akon and the Black Eyed Peas'...

Kelis Admits To La Roux Love

elis has revealed she would love to work with British group La Roux.The 'Acapella' hitmaker - who is soon to begin a tour of the US alongside 'Heartbeat' singer Robyn - explained the electro-pop duo...

Jackson Stunned By La Roux's Success

LA ROUX singer ELLY JACKSON is constantly surprised by the band's success - she never expects an audience to show up at their concerts.The British star shot to fame with the release of hit track...

Rihanna Wants La Roux Collaboration

Rihanna wants to collaborate with La Roux.The 'Umbrella' hitmaker - who was assaulted by then-boyfriend Chris Brown last February - was keen to record a track with the duo's singer Elly Jackson, but the British...

La Roux's Tour Delayed Over Volcano

British double act LA ROUX have been forced to delay the start of their upcoming U.K. tour as a result of the chaos following a volcano eruption in Iceland last week (15Apr10).The Bulletproof hitmakers were...

La Roux Named Fifth In Bbc Sound Of 2009 List

Electropop pair La Roux have finished in fifth place in the BBC's Sound of 2009 shortlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12 months and was won last year...

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