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Londonist Introduces... Client

By Talia Last edited 123 months ago
Londonist Introduces... Client
Client

What's the skinny?

This isn't so much an introduction to a new band, as the first time we've talked about them on Londonist. If you know your electroclash, you'll know Client. After all, they have been about since 2003.

Client are Sarah Blackwood, Kate Holmes and Emily Mann - all familar names. Sarah was the vocalist in morose 90s band Dubstar, Kate is poptones boss Alan McGee's wife and Emily is a former contestant from Make Me A Supermodel (ok, so you might not have heard of her.) Together they've created a band with an filthy image, perfecting every hetrosexual male's vision of lesbian s&m. They dress in tight costumes, and act like they're about to bend over and spank you if you dare step out of line while teasingly playing with each other and their microphone cords. Interested?

What have they done?

Their last album City spawned a no. 22 hit in the form of Pornography, probably due to the presence of a certain Carl Barat on the track. Like The Revelations they also run a clubnight at Notting Hill Arts Club called Being Boiled. Both their albums have been filled with brilliant electro pop but they've never quite made it into the mainstream in the UK, although Germany love them natch!

Why do we want to know this?

This week the lead single from their forthcoming third album is out and it's a stonking cover of Adam Ant's Xerox Machine. It's so good we've been playing it non-stop since June and you can watch the rather shonky video for it here or listen to it at myspace. You can catch them live at Nag Nag Nag tonight or Electrogogo on Feb 1st.

Londonist previously introduced ... Mika

Last Updated 17 January 2007

Lottie

A certain Pete Doherty? You mean a certain Carl Barat darling... It's Carl for sure. And looking mighty sexy I might add. x

Talia

Grrh yes, Doherty was on In it for the Money wasnt he. I'll correct. Thanks for the heads up :-)

Tom Lee

Pete Doherty was actually on 'Down To The Underground' and Carl Barat was on the single 'Pornography'!

xolondon

Talia you rock! I just put a shout out to you on my blog. I have been meaning to for ages. xoxo

And PS: Viva Dubstar!