The duo comprised of Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid -- better known as La Roux -- might not be the first band that comes to mind when gearing up to watch a violent action film. However, their hit song 'In for the Kill' is a surprisingly good fit for the 'Dredd 3D' movie trailer.
Built around a deceptively simple melody, rudimentary drum program and the glaring absence of a bass, Prince's 'When Doves Cry' heralded His Purple Majesty's arrival as one of the biggest hitmakers of the '80s -- and gifted pop fans with one of the most memorable songs of the decade in the process. So memorable, in fact, that the members of British duo La Roux seem to have had it on their mind whe
While her signature hair might be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of La Roux, it’s her brilliantly executed electro-pop that will keep music enthusiasts coming back time and time again. With her powerhouse of a voice and her arsenal of ‘80s infused songs, La Roux knows how to captivate a crowd...
La Roux made quite a splash with their self-titled debut album in 2009, with tracks like 'In for the Kill' and 'Bulletproof' dominating the U.K. Top 40 for weeks, and leaving themselves with a lot to live up to with their second release. But they've acquired a good luck charm to help ward off the sophomore jinx: legendary artist and producer Nile Rodgers.