Elly Jackson of La Roux talked to NME about being at number 2 in the charts, the state of British pop music and her place on the NME Radar tour. “I’ll be honest, I’m not overly positive about it,” Jackson said in regards to today’s pop. “Pop music is always two sides to me. It’s the Backstreet Boys side, that kind of music for kids side, and the novelty tracks and one hit wonders. And it’s always had the more classy side, the David Bowie, Prince, Michael Jackson, stuff like that. I just feel [the classy side] is missing a bit too much, and we have a lot of this boy girl band, one or two hit wonder thing going on.” Watch it via YouTube below.
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