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Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000. Since their inception, the band has been composed of vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase, who are complemented in live performances by second guitarist David Pajo, who joined as a touring member in 2009 and replaced Imaad Wasif who had previously held this role. According to an interview that aired during the ABC network's Live from Central Park SummerStage series, the band's name was taken from modern New York City vernacular. The band has recorded three studio albums; the first, "Fever to Tell", was released in 2003. The second, "Show Your Bones", was released in 2006 and was named the second best album of the year by NME. Their third studio album, "It's Blitz!", was released on March 31, 2009 in the USA and on April 6, 2009 in the rest of the world.
November 5, 2010
The Courteeners have recorded a cover of ‘Zero’ by Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The track is one of five songs included on the band’s forthcoming EP ‘Electric Lick’. Read more
August 12, 2010
A host of critically acclaimed indie acts have been announced as appearing on the Official Sound Track to Spike Jonze latest film 'I'm Here'. The film, Jonze first since he directed last years 'Where The Wild Things Are', is billed as a 'short robot love story'. Read more
February 5, 2010
Yeah Yeah Yeahs are to release a special limited edition 7” vinyl of 'Skeletons'. Due out on March 1, the 500 individually numbered copies feature an artwork image taken by guitarist Nick Zinner. Read more
December 1, 2009
Yeah Yeah Yeahs played the first of their two sold out Brixton Academy shows in London last night and brought their typically extravagant stage show with them. In between outfit changes, inflatable eye balls and exploding glitter cannons the band performed hits from their entire history ranging from early EP cut 'Art Star' to this years smash hit 'Zero'. Read more
September 3, 2009
The full tracklisting for Karen O's soundtrack to forthcoming movie Where the Wild Things Are has been revealed. The album, released on September 28, includes guest appearances from her Yeah Yeah Yeahs bandmates Nick Zinner and Liars' Aaron Hemphill. Read more
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