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Death in Vegas are an English electronic music group, for which Richard Fearless serves as frontman. Owing to an Irish record Soul Auctioneer - Death In Vegas - Milk It - The Best Of Death In Vegas of the same name, Dead Elvis became the title of their first album instead.
The band's debut Dead Elvisused a blend of musical genres. Most of the tracks are mainly based in electronica. Shortly after the release of the album, Hellier left the band and was replaced by Tim Holmes, who had already been involved with mixing and engineering tracks on the album.
The band's second album, The Contino Sessionsmarked a slight change in direction with more attention to live instrumentation than their first and the inclusion of guest vocalists including Dot AllisonBobby GillespieIggy Popand Jim Reid. The song was also used in the trailer for the film Cheap Thrills ; at the end of the remake of The Last House on the Left Andante - Antonio Vivaldi / Monica Huggett, London Vivaldi Orchestra* - Violin Concertos near the end of the Being Human episode "The Longest Day"; and in the second episode of season two of Misfits.
Soul Auctioneer - Death In Vegas - Milk It - The Best Of Death In Vegas with "Aisha" with vocals from Iggy Pop"Dirge" helped the band gain more recognition, culminating in a Mercury Music Prize nomination in The matter was settled with Five or Six receiving a writing credit.
In Septemberthe band released their third album, Scorpio Risingafter almost a three-year gap. During their time off, the band had toured and briefly returned to their techno roots with the track "Scorpio", which, although not appearing on any album, was included as the B-side of "Hands Around My Throat", the first single from Scorpio Rising.
Scorpio Rising takes its Happy To Meet - Horslips - Happy To Meet.Sorry To Part from the cult avant-garde film of the same name by Kenneth Anger. The lyrics of the title track featuring vocals from Liam Gallagher reflected the controversial nature of Anger's film.
The matter was settled once again with Francis Rossi receiving a writing credit. It also continued to attract attention from advertisers and filmmakers with "Hands Around My Throat" being used in a Sony Ericsson advert and appearing on the soundtrack to The Animatrixwhile the track "Girls" was used on the soundtracks to Sofia Coppola 's Lost in Translation and Angela Robinson 's D. This was their last studio album for Concrete Records. Concrete released a best-of album, entitled Milk Itin Death in Vegas set up their own label, Drone Records,  and released their fourth album, Satan's Circusin Unlike the previous two albums, Satan's Circus did not feature any guest vocalists.
The album was also released as a limited edition double pack including a live CD, recorded on the Bring It Back - Pro - The Black Out Rising tour at the Brixton AcademyLondon. Death in Vegas' sixth studio album was released on 27 May on Fearless' "Drone" record label,  featuring vocals by writer and sex symbol Sasha Grey.
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