Kanye West remixes La Roux

By | Published on Thursday 14 October 2010

I tried to count the number of remixes of La Roux’s ‘In For The Kill’ that are already in existence the other day, but had to give up when I got to 408,387. It’s a bit odd, seeing as Skream created the definitive version very early on. But, hey, they only just getting around to releasing the original version as a single in America, so why not let Kanye West have a go?

West apparently called La Roux into his studio to work on the remix with him. The duo’s Elly Jackson told MTV: “He’s a very exciting person to be around. He’s a special breed of person. He’s not quite like anyone I’ve ever met before. He’s very, very, very creative. He comes up with ideas every five seconds. We’ve had a very interesting three days. It’s a very interesting mix of things”.

The result actually seems a little light on ideas, but maybe I’m just not listening properly: