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Yeasayer News

Yeasayer reschedule European tour dates – ticket details

The Brooklyn-based band will play three UK shows in December

  • Oct 10, 2012

Yeasayer postpone European tour

Band pull European tour dates following birth of guitarist Anand Wilder's daughter

  • Sep 13, 2012

Yeasayer to play last minute show at London's Lexington tonight (July 12)

The Brooklyn trio also played a sold-out gig at the venue last night (July 11)

  • Jul 12, 2012

Yeasayer unveil new single 'Longevity' – listen

It's the first official release from their third album 'Fragrant World'

  • Jun 25, 2012

Yeasayer announce new album 'Fragrant World'

Band's third album is due out on August 20

  • May 22, 2012

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Yeasayer Music Videos

Music Hall at Music Hall of Williamsburg - 2/9/2010 Play Video

Music Hall at Music Hall of Williamsburg - 2/9/2010

Yeasayer pump Odd Blood through the veins of a sold out gather at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Longevity Play Video

Longevity

Watch the official Longevity video by YEASAYER in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Madder Red Play Video

Madder Red

Watch the official Madder Red video by YEASAYER in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

O.N.E Play Video

O.N.E

Watch the official O.N.E video by YEASAYER in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Ambling Alp Play Video

Ambling Alp

Watch the official Ambling Alp video by YEASAYER in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

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Yeasayer Reviews

Yeasayer – ‘Reagan’s Skeleton’

Yeasayer – ‘Reagan’s Skeleton’

You’ll find that you’re casually singing about dead presidents while buying stamps

  • Oct 19, 2012

Yeasayer - 'Fragrant World'

This album smells like treading water

  • Aug 16, 2012

Yeasayer - 'Longevity'

A Gold Panda-like pop ballad

  • Jun 22, 2012

Live review: Yeasayer

Heaven, London, Tuesday, February 23

  • Mar 5, 2010

Album review: Yeasayer - 'Odd Blood' (Mute)

Not just 'going pop', the Brooklyn boys coagulate the world into hummable form

  • Feb 8, 2010

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Yeasayer Biography

Yeasayer is an experimental band based in Brooklyn, New York. Live performances sometimes include trippy, psychedelic visuals projected in the background.

The band members are Anand Wilder, Chris Keating, and Ira Wolf Tuton. They describe their music as "Middle Eastern-psych-snap-gospel".

The band first came to national attention after appearing at the SXSW festival in early 2007.

Their first single consisted of the tracks "Sunrise" and "2080".

Yeasayer toured with MGMT and Man Man during the spring of 2008 in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. They have also played the Hove Festival 2008 , Lollapalooza 2008 in Chicago's Grant Park, Austin City Limits Festival 2008, Reading/Leeds Festival 2008 on the NME/BBC1 stage, at the Pavillion Stage at Roskilde Festival 2008, at Pitchfork Music Festival 2009, provided support to Beck on the European leg of his Modern Guilt tour in Summer 2008, played at Bonnaroo in 2009, and performed at Rock the Garden 2009 in Minneapolis' Walker Art Center.

The band was featured on episode 47 of XLR8R TV and have also performed a public, a cappella concert, a "Take Away Show", on the French metro in February, 2008, filmed by Vincent Moon of The Blogotheque. Additionally, The band's song "Sunrise," was featured in the credits of Season 6, Episode 74 of HBO's "Entourage." [http://www.hbo.com/entourage/music/season06/episode74.html]

Their song "Tightrope" is featured on the compilation album Dark Was The Night which contains many other notable artists such as Arcade Fire, The National and Yo La Tengo.

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