Fact: La Roux star Elly Jackson has landed a cameo role in an upcoming festive episode of Absolutely Fabulous. The singer will play herself in the special installment, due to air in the U.K. on New Year's Day (01Jan12) to mark the sitcom's 20th anniversary.
Quote: "There'll be no Kanye on our records. Kanye remixed In For The Kill and Dr Dre got really excited about the track and is using it on his next album. But La Roux and hip-hop don't really mix, not on our albums anyway." British singer Elly Jackson rules out a rap collaboration on the next La Roux album.
Quote: "I didn’t think that was going to happen. I don’t know what to say. I can’t describe how happy this makes us. We made this record in our living room." La Roux star ELLY JACKSON on winning the Best Electronic/Dance Album at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (13Feb11).
Quote: "A few months ago, someone sent me a tweet that Kim Kardashian had posted, 'This time I'll be Bulletproof.' I was like, 'Now that's really weird.' When we were writing it in a living room in south London, we didn't think it'd be reaching multi-millionaires in L.A." La Roux's ELLY JACKSON is shocked socialite KIM KARDASHIAN is a fan of her hit track BULLETPROOF.
Quote: "He's a character, one of the only people I feel really speaks his mind... I really like the way he conducts his interviews. I think he's very humorous and honest. I don't think there's any need to feel sorry for George Michael, I think he's got it pretty down to be honest." British singer ELLY JACKSON of La Roux on troubled singer GEORGE MICHAEL.
Fact: Kanye West appears on the remix of La Roux's In For The Kill and also shows up in the video accompanying the track. To return the favour La Roux leader Elle Jackson will appear on a track on West's new album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
Fact: La Roux paid tribute to the 1980s onstage at the Glastonbury festival on Friday by teaming up with Heaven 17 frontman GLENN GREGORY. The Come Live With Me singer duetted with La Roux's Elly Jackson on a revamped rendition of 1983 hit Temptation.