La Roux (album)

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La Roux is the debut studio album by English synth-pop duo La Roux.wikipedia
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In for the Kill (song)

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It includes the singles "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof", which reached numbers two and one on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.
"In for the Kill" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

Bulletproof (La Roux song)

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It includes the singles "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof", which reached numbers two and one on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.
"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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"Quicksand" was released as the album's lead single on 15 December 2008, originally reaching number 153 on the UK Singles Chart.
"Quicksand" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

I'm Not Your Toy

"I'm Not Your Toy" was released as the album's fourth and final single on 28 September 2009.
"I'm Not Your Toy" is a song by English synth-pop duo La Roux from their eponymous debut studio album (2009).

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The album was nominated for the 2009 Mercury Prize, and won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album at the 2011 ceremony.

La Roux

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La Roux is the debut studio album by English synth-pop duo La Roux.
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".

Mercury Prize

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The album was nominated for the 2009 Mercury Prize, and won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album at the 2011 ceremony.

Alexander Brown (director)

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Brown's design for La Roux's debut album cover was named one of the best of 2009.

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La Roux is the debut studio album by English synth-pop duo La Roux.

Polydor Records

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It was released on 26 June 2009 by Polydor Records.

UK Albums Chart

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The album peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

British Phonographic Industry

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The album peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

UK Singles Chart

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It includes the singles "In for the Kill" and "Bulletproof", which reached numbers two and one on the UK Singles Chart, respectively. "Quicksand" was released as the album's lead single on 15 December 2008, originally reaching number 153 on the UK Singles Chart.

Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album

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The album was nominated for the 2009 Mercury Prize, and won the Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album at the 2011 ceremony.

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A 10-track Gold Edition of the album was released digitally in the United States on 8 February 2011, including the Kanye West-assisted version of "In for the Kill".

Billboard Hot 100

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"Bulletproof" also became the duo's first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, peaking at number eight.

The Guardian

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Speaking to The Guardian on 22 July 2009, Jackson explained that the duo chose to release the single in the summer because she "think[s] sunny weather drives you towards certain tempos and melodies that work well booming out of open windows", adding that the song "has a brightness that wouldn't work in winter."

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On 15 July 2010, Jackson uploaded a behind-the-scenes preview of the music video for "Tigerlily" on YouTube discussing its theme.

Metacritic

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At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 76, based on 16 reviews.

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At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 76, based on 16 reviews.

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At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 76, based on 16 reviews.

NME

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Luke Turner of NME raved that "with this astounding debut, an unassuming 21-year-old from SW2 has revitalised a forgotten form to make one of the finest forward-thinking British pop albums of recent memory."

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Luke Turner of NME raved that "with this astounding debut, an unassuming 21-year-old from SW2 has revitalised a forgotten form to make one of the finest forward-thinking British pop albums of recent memory."

Clash (magazine)

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Steve Harris of Clash viewed the album as "[t]he ultimate expression of '80s love" and stated that "apart from a couple of later tracks, the album is far from filler and still delivers blow after blow of superb songcraft."

Filler (media)

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Steve Harris of Clash viewed the album as "[t]he ultimate expression of '80s love" and stated that "apart from a couple of later tracks, the album is far from filler and still delivers blow after blow of superb songcraft."