La Roux Draws Huge Crowd At Reading

Massive audience for electro stars
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Fast rising electro stars La Roux drew an enormous crowd to their performance at the weekend's Reading festival.

La Roux have been one of the year's biggest newcomers. The duo are led by Elly Jackson whose flaming hair and distinctive voice have turned her into one of Britain's biggest chart stars.

The band recently scored a massive hit with their song 'Bulletproof'. The follow up to La Roux's breakthrough single 'In For The Kill' both tracks appear on the group's debut album which was recently released to widespread acclaim.

The group were due to take to the stage in the New Bands tent, with fans crowding into the arena some time before La Roux emerged. Packed to capacity, fans spilled out onto the grass outside as thousands tried to catch a glimpse of the duo.

Opening with 'Tigerlily' Elly Jackson emerged with a massive quiff. Taking the 50s style to its logical extreme the singer moved through the group's hits. Recent chart smash 'Quicksand' followed, as La Roux played the bulk of their debut album.

Sparking a wave of dancing in the tent fans outside attempted to squeeze into the tent, with some scaling nearby stalls in an attempt to see over the crowd.

The crowd erupted during 'In For The Kill', recently given a dubstep reworking by producer Skream. One fan scaled the tent to cling to the roof as Elly Jackson rushed down towards the crowd.

Ending with 'Bulletproof' La Roux enshrined their pop credentials with a stunning set. La Roux played the following:

'Tigerlily'
'Quicksand'
'Armour Love'
'I'm Not Your Toy'
'As If By Magic'
'Colourless Colour'
'Fascination'
'In For The Kill'
'Bulletproof'

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