La Roux

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La Roux (pronounced /laˈruː/) is a British electropop synth duo made up of singer-songwriter and keyboardist Elly Jackson, and synth player, co-writer and co-producer Ben Langmaid. Their music is influenced by 1980s synthpop including Yazoo, The Human League, Heaven 17 and Blancmange.

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Since 2008, La Roux has released a few singles. including Bulletproof, which debuted at #1 on the UK Singles Chart. They released a self-titled album in 2009. It received a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album in 2011. Their next album Trouble in Paradise is going to be released on July 7 2014.[1] It will have a more acoustic sound.

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  1. "New album 'Trouble In Paradise' set to be released five years after debut". New Music Express (NME). Retrieved 10 June 2014.