Review: Ladytron live at Terminal 5

Posted by The G on October 9, 2011 under G Reviews | Comments are off for this article

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Helen Marnie of Ladytron

Ladytron!  My first time seeing the British synthpop band was on October 8, 2011 at New York’s Terminal 5.  VHS or Beta opened the show and got the crowd ready to dance.  Ladytron took the stage around 9:30 and in additon to a great performance, there was a great light show.  Ladytron has 2 females and 2 males.  Helen Marnie sings most lead vocals and Mira Aroyo also sings lead on a few songs.  The 2 guys Reuben Wu and Daniel Hunt play keyboards.  Together, they make some pretty delicious dance grooves.



The nearly 2 hour set featured Ladytron hits such as “Seventeen,” “Discotraxx,” “Soft Power,” “Destroy Everything You Touch” (which was the final song of the night) and “Runaway.”  Tracks from their new album “Gravity the Seducer” including “White Gold,” “Ace of Hz,” and “White Elephant” were played. The reception to the newer material was just as good as it was for the classic songs and it was a very fun show.

You can see the setlist (though it’s not that great of a photo) after the jump.

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