La Roux’s ‘Sidetracked’

Elly and Ben from La Roux are going to be at the helm of the next instalment of Renaissance’s ‘Sidetracked’ series.

Picking 17 track that have influenced or inspired them, the track list contains some real gems. Fever Ray puts in an appearance alongside Tears For Fears, Heaven 17, Blancmange and Japan. Even Kavinsky gets a look in.

Also included on the album will be La Roux’s live favourite cover of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Under My Thumb’, this will be the only time the track is committed to record.

Take a look at the track list:

01. Japan – I Second That Emotion
02. Heaven 17 – Come Live With Me
03. Joyce Sims – (You Are My) All And All
04. Hally & Kongo Band – Afrikan Man
05. Fever Ray – When I Grow Up (D. Lissvik Version)
06. Doris Troy – Just One Look
07. Freur – Doot Doot
08. Jam Crew – Exotic Nations
09. Ellis, Beggs & Howard – Big Bubbles, No Troubles
10. Fox The Fox – Precious Little Diamond
11. Tears For Fears – Suffer The Children
12. Blancmange – What’s Your Problem
13. I Blame Coco – Self Machine (Coconut Candy ‘No Need For Plastic Palm Trees’ Elly Jackson reMix)
14. Paul Haig – Big Blue World
15. Kavinsky – Testarossa Autodrive (SebastiAn reMix)
16. La Roux – Under My Thumb (Rolling Stones Cover)
17. Gerry Rafferty – Right Down The Line

And while you’re waiting, give your ears a treat with datA’s epic reMix of La Roux’s  ‘I’m Not Your Toy’.

La Roux – I’m Not Your Toy (datA reMix)

La Roux’s ‘Sidetracked’ drops 26th July.

La Roux @ Beatport

La Roux @ Juno

La Roux @ 7Digital

La Roux @ Amazon

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2 comments on “La Roux’s ‘Sidetracked’

  1. Amazing collection!

    Has anyone got this yet? There’s also a mini site for the album with a free sampler and track by track from Ben…

    So happy to finally get hold of the Rolling Stones cover!

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