Dead Disco performing at the Carling Leeds Festival 2006
|Origin||Leeds, Yorkshire, England|
|Genres||Electronic rock, electropunk, new rave|
|Labels||High Voltage, Play Louder, Fierce Panda, 679|
Dead Disco were an English electronic music band from Leeds, Yorkshire, formed in 2005. The band consisted of Victoria Hesketh (vocals, synthesizer), Lucy Catherwood (guitar) and Marie France (bass).
The trio met in August 2005 at the University of Leeds. They were influenced by such artists as The Bangles, Blondie, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Ladytron, The Killers, Billy Idol, Gang of Four, The Slits and The Rapture.
For both "The Treatment" and "Automatic", Dead Disco teamed up with producer James Ford. "Automatic" was the final single to be released by label Fierce Panda. "You're Out" was produced by Greg Kurstin of The Bird and the Bee, who has also worked with Kylie Minogue, Gwen Stefani, Peaches and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
"City Place" was also included on the 2006 Dance to the Radio compilation What We All Want.
A Myspace post in December 2008 confirmed that the group had come to an end, and that the members were working on new projects: Hesketh as Little Boots; and Catherwood and France as Video Villain. Catherwood and France also founded clothing brand Art Disco which started originally whilst on tour with Dead Disco due to the high demand they had for their self designed merchandise.
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