LCD Soundsystem was an American dance-punk band. It was fronted by American singer-songwriter and producer James Murphy, co-founder of record label DFA Records. The group released three critically acclaimed albums, with 2010's This Is Happening charting in the Billboard Top 10.
On February 5, 2011, a statement was posted on the band's website that announced its dispansion following a farewell concert, which took place on April 2, 2011, at Madison Square Garden. Their last live televised performance was on February 14, 2011 on The Colbert Report.
LCD Soundsystem gained attention with its first single, "Losing My Edge". Described as "an eight-minute, laugh-out-loud funny dissection of cool over a dirty electronic beat" the single became an underground dance favorite. This was followed by other well received singles "Give It Up" and "Yeah".
LCD Soundsystem released a double disc set simply titled LCD Soundsystem in February 2005 to critical acclaim. The first disc contains the album and the second contains re-releases of previous singles. The opening track "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House" quickly gained popularity and entered the UK Top 40 in March 2005 and was later featured on...