French Electro-Pop Duo Juveniles have announced a special live show on October 22nd at The Lexington, London. This sees the return of the band to UK shores, after playing sold-out shows supporting White Lies on three London Hoxton dates.

Jean-Sylvain Le Gouic and Thibaut Doray will be playing tracks from their excellent 2013 album (including new track “Fantasy”, a busy, bustling keyboard-heavy mix with a sense of restrained flamboyance (their description…not mine). Expect an evening of superb 80’s synthpop. A cross between OMD and Heaven 17 the duo seemed to have reached the attention of most of the music press and even featured on the Guardian newspapers “Band of the Day”

After teaming up with fellow Kitsune alumni Yuksek, the two musicians from Rennes are delivering a cultivated take on pop idealism, mixing their penchant for eighties British synthpop  with the equally elegant and ethereal voice of Jean-Sylvain. Sad even when they’re at their most sprightly.

After releasing their debut single on hip label du-jour Kitsune, their path looks set to conquer dancefloors worldwide.

Daft Punk only reached 1985 with their recent LP, Juveniles are have gone all the way back to 1980.

 

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