La Roux

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La Roux are an English synth-pop act formed in 2006 by singer Eleanor "Elly" Jackson and record producer Ben Langmaid.wikipedia
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La Roux (album)

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Their debut album La Roux (2009) was a critical and commercial success, winning a Grammy Award and producing hit singles such as "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof".
La Roux is the debut studio album by English synth-pop duo La Roux.

In for the Kill (song)

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Their debut album La Roux (2009) was a critical and commercial success, winning a Grammy Award and producing hit singles such as "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof".
"In for the Kill" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

Trouble in Paradise (La Roux album)

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Langmaid ultimately left the group in 2014, and Jackson released a second album, Trouble in Paradise, the same year, maintaining the former duo's name.
Trouble in Paradise is the second studio album by English singer Elly Jackson, known professionally as La Roux.

Bulletproof (La Roux song)

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Their debut album La Roux (2009) was a critical and commercial success, winning a Grammy Award and producing hit singles such as "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof".
"Bulletproof" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

Quicksand (La Roux song)

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La Roux's debut single, "Quicksand", was released by French independent record label Kitsuné Music in December 2008.
"Quicksand" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

It's Not Me, It's You World Tour

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In order to promote La Roux, the band was the supporting act on Lily Allen's UK tour of March 2009.

I'm Not Your Toy

"I'm Not Your Toy", released on 29 September 2009, reached number twenty-seven on the UK chart.
"I'm Not Your Toy" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

Magistrates (band)

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La Roux headlined the Samsung NME Radar Tour 2009 and played alongside Magistrates and Heartbreak.
Magistrates played the 2009 Samsung NME Radar Tour alongside La Roux, Heartbreak and The Chapman Family.

Osheaga Festival

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The eight-city tour included performances at Osheaga Festival, All Points West Music & Arts Festival and Lollapalooza.
Saturday: NLF3, La Roux, K'naan, The Stills, Lykke Li, Girl Talk

Watch the Throne

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Jackson contributed vocals to West's debut album with Jay-Z, Watch the Throne, on the track "That's My Bitch".
It also features vocal contributions from Kid Cudi, Seal, Justin Vernon, Elly Jackson, Connie Mitchell, Charlie Wilson and Pete Rock, among others.

Uptight Downtown

It was confirmed via a copy of the set list that there were four new songs: "Uptight Downtown", "Kiss and Not Tell", "Sexotheque" and "Tropical Chancer".
"Uptight Downtown" is a song by English singer Elly Jackson, known professionally as La Roux, from her second studio album, Trouble in Paradise (2014).

Kitsuné

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La Roux's debut single, "Quicksand", was released by French independent record label Kitsuné Music in December 2008.

Kiss and Not Tell

It was confirmed via a copy of the set list that there were four new songs: "Uptight Downtown", "Kiss and Not Tell", "Sexotheque" and "Tropical Chancer".
"Kiss and Not Tell" is a song by English singer Elly Jackson, known professionally as La Roux, from her second studio album, Trouble in Paradise (2014).

Sound of...

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La Roux gained fifth position on the BBC Sound of 2009 poll.

Synth-pop

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La Roux are an English synth-pop act formed in 2006 by singer Eleanor "Elly" Jackson and record producer Ben Langmaid.
Following the breakthrough success of Lady Gaga with her single "Just Dance" (2008), the British and other media proclaimed a new era of female synth-pop stars, citing artists such as Little Boots, La Roux, and Ladyhawke.

53rd Annual Grammy Awards

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In February 2011, at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, La Roux won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album for their self-titled debut album.

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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In 2010, Jackson added vocals to Kanye West's platinum-selling album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, which was released on 22 November 2010.
Artists who were reported to have participated in the sessions for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy included: Raekwon, RZA, Pusha T, Rick Ross, Charlie Wilson, Big Sean, Cyhi the Prynce, Swizz Beatz, Dwele, Nicki Minaj, T.I., Drake, Common, Jay-Z, John Legend, Fergie, Rihanna, The-Dream, Ryan Leslie, Elton John, M.I.A., Justin Vernon, Seal, Beyoncé, Kid Cudi, Mos Def, Santigold, Alicia Keys and Elly Jackson.

Music Complete

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In 2015 Jackson provided joint lead vocals for the tracks "Tutti Frutti" and "People on the High Line", along with backing vocals on "Plastic", for New Order's album Music Complete.
The album features guest vocals from Elly Jackson of La Roux, Iggy Pop and Brandon Flowers.

Business Casual (Chromeo album)

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In addition to her appearance on Kanye West's album in 2010, Jackson performed on Chromeo's third album Business Casual, providing chorus vocals for the track "Hot Mess".
An alternative version of the song featuring Elly Jackson of La Roux was released in the United Kingdom on February 7, 2011, while the original album version was released in the United States on February 15 and in Canada on March 1.

Skream

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Later, two prominent dubstep producers, Skream and Skrillex, created remixes of the track.
Writing for The Guardian in 2009, music journalist Tim Jonze attributed the success of La Roux's single "In for the Kill" to Skream's remix, "Let's Get Ravey".

Dubstep

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Later, two prominent dubstep producers, Skream and Skrillex, created remixes of the track.
At the start of the year, UK electronic duo La Roux put their single "In for the Kill" in the remix hands of Skream.

Igor (album)

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In 2019, La Roux provided background vocals for Tyler, the Creator's Igor, for the track "Thank You".
It features guest appearances from Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert, Solange, Kanye West, and Jerrod Carmichael, along with backing vocals from Santigold, Jessy Wilson, La Roux, CeeLo Green, Charlie Wilson, Slowthai, and Pharrell, among others.

Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album

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In February 2011, at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, La Roux won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album for their self-titled debut album.

Heartbreak (band)

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La Roux headlined the Samsung NME Radar Tour 2009 and played alongside Magistrates and Heartbreak.
Heartbreak played the 2009 Samsung NME Radar Tour alongside La Roux, Magistrates and The Chapman Family

Mercury Prize

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The album has been nominated for a Mercury Prize.