Ladytron discography

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Ladytron discography

Ladytron in Mexico (2011)
Releases
Studio albums 5
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 3
EPs 6
Singles 18
Video albums 3
Music videos 15
Remix albums 4
One-off songs 6

Ladytron are an English electronic band from Liverpool, Merseyside, formed in 1999.[1] The band consists of Helen Marnie (lead vocals, synthesizers), Mira Aroyo (vocals, synthesizers), Daniel Hunt (synthesizers, electric guitar, vocals) and Reuben Wu (synthesizers).[2]

Their sound blends electropop with new wave and shoegazing elements. Ladytron described their sound as "electronic pop".[3] They focused on a balance between pop structures and experimental sounds. Some of the group's songs performed by Aroyo contain lyrics written in her native Bulgarian.

Their name was taken from the song "Ladytron" by Roxy Music.[4] According to Brian Eno, once a member of Roxy Music, Ladytron are "the best of English pop music".[5]

The discography of Ladytron, consists of five studio albums, one live album, three compilation albums, six EPs, eighteen singles, four remix albums and three video albums.[6] They also released fifteen music videos.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[7]
FIN
[8]
US
[9]
US
Dance

[9]
US
Heat

[10]
US
Indie

[9]
604
Light & Magic 7 24
Witching Hour 81
[11]
7 32 40
Velocifero 75 131 3 3
Gravity the Seducer 72 50 112 6 2 27

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Live at London Astoria 16.07.08

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Dance

[9]
Softcore Jukebox 24
Best of Remixes
Best of 00–10

EPs[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Dance

[9]
Miss Black and Her Friends
  • Released: December 1999
  • Label: Bambini
  • Format: LP
Commodore Rock
Mu-Tron EP
  • Released: October 2000
  • Label: Invicta Hi-Fi
  • Format: CD, 12"
Extended Play 19
The Harmonium Sessions
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: CD
Ace of Hz EP

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[11][7]
US
Dance

[12]
1999 "He Took Her to a Movie" 604
2000 "Playgirl"
2001 "The Way That I Found You" 102
"Playgirl" (re-release) 89
2002 "Seventeen" 68 Light & Magic
2003 "Blue Jeans" 43
"Evil" 44
"Cracked LCD / USA vs. White Noise"
2005 "Sugar" 45 Witching Hour
"Destroy Everything You Touch" 42
"International Dateline" (promo only)
"Weekend"
"Soft Power"
2008 "Ghosts" 109 Velocifero
"Runaway" 30
2009 "Tomorrow"
2010 "Ace of Hz" Best of 00–10
2011 "White Elephant" Gravity the Seducer
"Mirage"

Video albums[edit]

Title Album details Note
Witching Hour bonus DVD
  • Released: 3 October 2005
  • Label: Island
  • Format: DVD
Bonus DVD
Extended Play Bonus DVD
Best of 00-10 Videos iTunes video compilation with 9 music videos[13]

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director
2000 "Playgirl" (version 1) James Slater/Neil McLean
2001 "Playgirl" (version 2)
2003 "Seventeen" David Chaudoir
"Evil" (UK version) Scott Lyon
"Evil" (US version) James Slater/Neil McLean
"Blue Jeans"
2005 "Sugar" Andy Roberts
"Destroy Everything You Touch" Adam Bartley
2008 "Ghosts" Joseph Kahn
"Runaway" Mike Sharpe & Barney Steele
2009 "Tomorrow" Neil Krug
2011 "Ace of Hz" Chino Moya
"White Elephant" Michele Civetta
"Mirage" Michael Sherrington
2013 "International Dateline"

Remix albums[edit]

Title Album details
Velocifero (Remixed & Rare)
604 (Remixed & Rare)
Light & Magic (Remixed & Rare)
Witching Hour (Remixed & Rare)
Gravity the Seducer Remixed

One-off songs[edit]

Year Title Comment
2001 "Open Your Heart" The Human League cover from the compilation Reproductions: Songs of The Human League
2009 "Rockfalls & Estuaries" The Sims 3 game soundtrack
"She Stepped Out of the Car"
"Young Etruscians"
"Use Your Mind" performed at Yo Gabba Gabba! show
2012 "Tesla" The Sims 3: Supernatural game soundtrack

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krisher, Dan; Schirz, Tiffany (November 2007). "Ladytron On Roland". Roland. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Newman, Scott (16 June 2010). "LADYTRON – An Interview With Reuben Wu". Voxy.co.nz. Digital Advance. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Gourlay, Dom (8 March 2011). "DiS meets Ladytron". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Pytlik, Mark (22 November 2005). "Ladytron: Spell Bound". XLR8R Magazine. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Brian Eno talks about Ladytron (Luminous Festival 2009 – Sydney Opera House)". YouTube. 9 July 2009. 
  6. ^ Ladytron discography on Discogs.com
  7. ^ a b "Ladytron". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  8. ^ "Discography Ladytron". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  9. ^ a b c d e Ladytron > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  10. ^ "Ladytron Album & Song Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  11. ^ a b Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: DJ Steve L. – LZ Love". Zobbel. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  12. ^ Ladytron > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  13. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/best-of-00-10-videos/id434123570

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