Ladytron has been around since 1999. Its made up of Mira Aroyo, Helen Marnie, Daniel Hunt, Reuben Wu,
“People will always either want you to change completely or repeat over and over,” says Ladytron’s Daniel Hunt. “But, we are at the point where we don’t really have to make any concessions to what people think we should be.”
“White Elephant,” a bouquet of keys, harpsichord and strings that features Marnie’s satiny vocals. “In a way, it’s the seed of the record,” Hunt says. “It exemplifies the album in terms of attitude and mood.” And, grouped with the ensuing songs, the insistent, catchy “Mirage” and the ethereal, foreboding “White Gold,” it speaks to Gravity The Seducer’s most formidable quality: a work whose sonic strata match its layers of meaning.
White Elephant has to be one of my favorite songs. Back in 2001 the group's first single THE WAY THAT I FOUND YOU, as well as PLAYGIRL got the ball rolling for this band. They became an international sensation.
Yes, they are some of England's best pop, but one might never know it. Still many of their songs can get to you personally and easily become the soundtrack of your life. Who knows, you might want White Elephant played at your wedding.