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Justice, a Parisian dance production duo comprising Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay, generated an international buzz with "D.A.N.C.E.," a catchy single whose video and MP3 spread like wildfire across the Internet in summer 2007. Before "D.A.N.C.E." became an online sensation, Justice had released a couple singles ("Never Be Alone," "Waters of Nazareth") on Ed Banger Records, a Parisian dance label whose roster also includes DJ Mehdi, Mr. Flash, and Uffie. "Never Be Alone" (aka "We Are Your Friends") is particularly notable; based upon vocal samples from "Never Be Alone" by the British band Simian, the song was licensed in 2004 by International Deejay Gigolo Records, a German techno label helmed by DJ Hell, and consequently became popular in England and Germany, in addition to France. Augé and de Rosnay were prolific remixers as well, with high-profile credits including N.E.R.D.'s "She Wants to Move" (2004), Britney Spears' "Me Against the Music" (2005), Death from Above 1979's "Blood on Our Hands" (2005), Fatboy Slim's "Don't Let the Man" (2005), Daft Punk's "Human After All" (2005), Soulwax's "NY Excuse" (2005), Franz Ferdinand's "The Fallen" (2006), and Mr. Oizo's "Nazis" (2006). The sensational popularity of "D.A.N.C.E." in summer 2007 was driven initially by trend-setting Internet bloggers, who were quick to champion the song, in particular its video, which featured animated T-shirts. Vice Records helped fan the flames, posting numerous MP3 remixes -- for free download on its blog. All of the Internet activity set the stage perfectly for Justice's debut full-length, † (aka Cross), which was released first in France by Because Music, then in the U.S. by Vice Records shortly thereafter. The live album A Cross the Universe landed in 2008 and helped tide fans over until Audio, Video, Disco arrived in 2011. This official sophomore release was filled with prog rock sounds, guitars, and plenty of new wave-era influences. Arriving in 2013, Access All Arenas acted as another live stopgap as fans eagerly awaited the duo's next outing. New music from the duo finally appeared in 2016, with a pair of singles (July's "Safe and Sound" and September's "Randy") arriving ahead of the full-length Woman that November. Described by Justice as their most joyful music yet, the album featured the London Contemporary Orchestra as well as vocalists including Morgan Phalen, Romuald, and Zoot Woman's Johnny Blake. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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  1.   Song
  2.   D.A.N.C.E.
  3.   DVNO
  4.   Genesis
  5.   Waters of Nazareth
  6.   Phantom
  7.   Civilization
  8.   Tthhee Ppaarrttyy
  9.   Phantom, Pt. 2
  10.   Stress
  11.   Audio, Video, Disco
  12.   On'n'On
  13.   Alakazam !
  14.   Valentine
  15.   Helix
  16.   Let There Be Light
  17.   Newjack
  18.   Fire
  19.   New Lands
  20.   Safe and Sound
  21.   Randy
  22.   One Minute to Midnight
  23.   Parade
  24.   Water of Nazareth
  25.   We Are Your Friends
  26.   D.A.N.C.E., Pt. 2
  27.   Love S.O.S
  28.   Stop
  29.   Phantom II
  30.   Close Call
  31.   Hallways
  32.   Find a Way
  33.   Ohio
  34.   Encore
  35.   Carpates
  36.   Heavy Metal
  37.   Chorus
  38.   Pleasure
  39.   Different Love
  40.   Presence
  41.   Cold Getting Dumb
  42.   Horsepower
  43.   Canon
  44.   Two Minutes to Midnight
  45.   Phantom, Pt. 1
  46.   Intro
  47.   Final
  48.   Steamulation
  49.   NY Excuse
  50.   No Other Way
  51.   Brianvision
  52.   East Side Centre DJ Pulse's Mix
  53.   Phantom, Pt. 1.5
  54.   Aeronautics
  55.   Lexicon (Skit)
  56.   Super Nouveau
  57.   Lounge Lizard
  58.   Razor Shock
  59.   Synthetic Pleasure
  60.   Sequential
  61.   Suburba
  62.   Faith & Reason
  63.   Surburbia
  64.   Steamulation by Gambit
  65.   Autoglide
  66.   We Are Friends by Simian
  67.   B.E.A.T.
  68.   Phantom
  69.   Phantom 2
  70.   Love Bug
  71.   Don't Come Close
  72.   [DVD]
  73.   Monk Rock
  74.   Phantom, Pt. II
  75.   Aeronautics (Remixed by D
  76.   Asylum Seekers
  77.   Perspex (Remixed by Gilb'
  78.   Grow (James Hardway)
  79.   Breaker One Nine (The Mix
  80.   Brianvision MMXIII
  81.   Cross The Universe