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BBC Sound of 2009: Little Boots

Fifteen of the best rising music stars have been announced as the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2009.

LITTLE BOOTS

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Watch Little Boots perform Meddle on Later... with Jools Holland on BBC Two

Little Boots is the stage name of Victoria Hesketh, who left synth-rock girl group Dead Disco to pursue a solo pop path and has been guided by Hot Chip's Joe Goddard.

Like a British Kylie or a harder, shinier St Etienne, she plays catchy, credible futuristic pop. She was raised as an accomplished pianist but now prefers to play the tenorion, a flashing Japanese gadget, which has become her trademark instrument.



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