based band. Ladytron are: Mira Aroyo
, Helena Marnie
, Danny Hunt
and Reuben Wu
Ladytron have been described as as 'methodoneabba
meeting nico in the 24 hour chemist', 'the hit stage version of a brave new world' and most bizarre 'a teasing glimpse of how Britney Spears
might have sounded, had she been born in the GDR and a heroin addict........'
Their first record got NME
single of the week in December 1999 : "this is such a fantastic record, i have to play it over and over again to make sure I never dreamed it into existence.....it's too hypnotic, too perfectly realised, too moving........Sod the millennium-i'm off to East Berlin, tonight we're going to party like it's 1981"--Stephen Dalton
"Ladytron are what early 80s futurists
envisaged pop music would be like in the year 2000: two dark-haired, black-clad male units tweak miniature noiseboxes at the back, while two dark-haired, black-clad female units tickle vintage synths
and chant minimalist vocals in the foreground. And they look fantastic, existentialist art-terroist chic meets Comme Des Garcons catwalk show......"