Album: Best of Ladytron 00-10 (Nettwerk, 28 March 2011)
Single: Ace of Hz (30 Nov 10)
Tags: ebm, electronic, dance, my gang rotw
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Somehow, I have managed not to write about Ladytron yet. I can now correct this glaring omission by introducing the new single and video from the forthcoming retrospective, due at the end of the month.
Ace of Hz, (pronounced 'hearts') maintains the standard and sound Ladytron have established over the last decade, raising their game now with the sophisticated polish of the practiced hand; echoed in their stylish video which takes motifs made famous by surrealist artist René Magritte.
Though formed in 1999, I first noticed Ladytron in 2002 when they released the singles Seventeen and Blue Jeans, from their second album, Light & Magic and both still among my all-time favourites today. …