Klaxons are a British indie rock band, based in London. Following the release of numerous 7-inch singles on different independent record labels, as well as the success of previous singles "Magick" and "Golden Skans", the band released their debut album, Myths of the Near Future on 29 January 2007. The album won the 2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize. After playing festivals and headlining tours worldwide (including the NME Indie Rave Tour) during late 2006–2007, the band started working on their follow-up album in July 2007. Klaxons' second album, Surfing the Void, was released on 23 August 2010.
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Fri 25 May 2012 15:42
Actress Keira Knightley and James Righton from Klaxons announce their engagement.
Tue 4 Jan 2011 02:23
The Klaxons' second album, Surfing the Void, is named the best record cover art of 2010.
Fri 13 Aug 2010 12:42
Band back on track with long awaited new album
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Surfing the Void 2010
Reviewed by Andy Fyfe
Against the odds, it might be time to sit up and pay Klaxons some respect.
Reviewed by Chris Long
...The rabid back-beat marries punk with rave and throws you around in a glorious...