REDHEADS HAVE MORE FUN
La Roux, aka Elly Jackson, has returned after a five-year absence with an album fittingly titled Trouble in Paradise. Since her self-titled debut in 2009 gave rise to breakthrough singles “In for the Kill” (which exploded in popularity largely thanks to dubstep king Skream’s haunting remix) and dancefloor workout “Bulletproof,” Jackson split with her musical partner, Jack Langmaid, and suffered crippling panic attacks that extinguished her singing voice. “Let Me Down Gently,” the first listen off her second record, ushers in the return of her signature clear, confident vibrato with saxophone licks and a minimal backbeat.
Wed., June 11, 8 p.m., 2014
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