La Roux to ditch synths?

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 October 2010
La Roux

La Roux

La Roux singer Elly Jackson has admitted she is bored of the synth genre for which the band became famous and hopes to move on to a different sound for their new album

La Roux are bored of "synth music".

Singer Elly Jackson - who forms the band with producer and composer Ben Langmaid - admitted she is tired of the style of music the pair became famous for, and is planning a new direction for their next record.

She said: "I don't want to make synth music for the rest of my life. There was a time when I was into that, but whatever, it's done with, it's gone.

"The whole genre is so over. It was my thing and I'm bored with it. If I see anything more '80s-themed, I'm going to bust."

While Elly knows how she wants the group to sound, she still wants to experiment before unveiling it to fans.

She explained to spinnermusic.co.uk: "I'm impatient for a new direction as anybody else is, but I think it's going to be a bit of a new discovery. We still have some experimenting to be done."

Elly also revealed the album is likely to be shorter than their self titled debut.

She added: "I want the next album to be more human, more open, warmer. Short and sweet is really the way it goes down. I don't like 14-track albums anymore. I want it to be nine or 10 tracks; sort of a brick of work."

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