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La Roux Scrap U.S. Tour Dates Due to Elly Jackson's Pharyngitis

July 24, 2010 (7:05 am) GMT
The British pop sensations have to cancel the remainder of their traveling gigs because Elly Jackson is advised by her doctor 'to rest for three weeks.'

British pop sensations have scrapped the remainder of their U.S. tour after singer Elly Jackson was told she was too ill to perform. The "Bulletproof" hitmakers made the announcement on their Facebook page, revealing Jackson has pharyngitis.

The statement reads, "Her doctor has advised her to rest for three weeks so unfortunately she'll be unable to continue with her American tour. We are endeavoring to reschedule as many of the canceled shows for November as possible. An announcement will be made shortly."

La Roux are an English electropop and synthpop duo made up of Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid. Jackson and Langmaid, who were first introduced by a mutual friend in 2006, released their studio album "" in the U.K on June 29, 2009.

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