This is me at home on the piano (yes just got out of bed) playing an old Pet Shop Boys b-side that I’ve always loved. Although it’s a song about a funeral, and despite being set in the context of the formal, stiff-upper lipped way British people approach death, I think it’s more about how "passing on" should really be seen as something more positive...much more a part of life I suppose. In this case, a release from prejudice and a sense of hope…
"If you've ever seen electro-soul whizJamie Lidelllive, you know the guy can deliver ample amounts of ecstatic joy. It just feels good to be in the same room as him. So it makes a lot of sense that talented people including Feist... would want to help out on Lidell's new album."
The album 'Compass' due out May 18th will feature Feist on guest vocals. Check out the full article over on…
Last week La Roux and Heaven 17 performed three songs for BBC Radio 6 at their Maida Vale studios in London. Together they sung In For The Kill, Temptation and a cover of Trent D'Arby's Sign Your Name. Check out the videos from the performance below!…
Broken Social Scene have recorded and are set to release the follow up to their self-titled 2005 album. As of yet the new LP is untitled but we can tell you it will feature the exquisite vocals of Cherrytree's very own Feist.
"There is one tune where all the ladies sing together--…Continue
I'm going to be blogging live and direct from the Grammy awards ceremony this Sunday, Jan 31st starting at 4:30 pm PST right here on CherrytreeRecords.com. Don't miss the Grammy's thru a Cherrytree lens. Should be a fun time this year. Congratulations and good luck to all of our talented nominees.
PS - My blogs will not be on Twitter. Just CherrytreeRecords.com
"Elly Jackson is one-half of the uber-brilliant British electropop duo La Roux. And she’s generally the only one you ever hear from or see (her music partner, Ben Langmaid, doesn’t perform; guess he’s sort of a shut-in?). But that’s cool, because Elly is pretty awesome. And chatty!"
MTV.com have posted a one-take-exclusive clip of Far East Movement performing 'Girls On The Dance' floor on the front page of their website. You can check out that video below or you can head over to MTV.com…Continue
"But there also is a futuristic quality to La Roux's music, especially onstage, where Jackson's urgent vocals can sound as if they're coming from an especially soulful robot--she's described her voice as "falsetto in the ghetto"--and her stage presence, capped by a scarlet mane that strives to outdo…Continue
Added by La Roux on January 26, 2010 at 7:27pm —