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Karen O says she’s “ready to make” new Yeah Yeah Yeahs music

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The band’s last album, ‘Mosquito’, came out seven years ago

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O says she’s “fascinated” by popularity of ‘Maps’

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O has discussed her relationship with the band's hit 'Maps', explaining that she remains "fascinated" by the song's popularity. Read More: ‘Fever To Tell’ at 15: A love letter to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O Considered a modern indie classic, the NYC trio's 2003 single appeared on their seminal debut album, 'Fever To Tell', and remains...

The Big Read – Karen O and Danger Mouse: “Music is my church”

She's the firebrand frontwoman of Yeah Yeah Yeahs. He's the guy with a finger in some of the greatest albums of the last 20 years. Now, the two New Yorkers have joined forces on 'Lux Prima', a conceptual album that reveals a different side to each artist. Rhian Daly meets Karen O and Danger Mouse in Manhattan to hear about the eight-years-in-the-making collaboration.

Karen O & Danger Mouse – ‘Lux Prima’ review

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“Every time I close my eyes / Someone else’s paradise / Turns me into someone new,” murmurs Karen O on ‘Nox Lumina’. She probably didn’t write it as a cloaked, meta reference to her collaboration with Danger Mouse, but it could be one. ‘Lux Prima’, the first album that sees the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman join forces with the...

Listen to Karen O cover Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Bullet With Butterfly Wings’

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Karen O has covered Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Bullet With Butterfly Wings’ for the soundtrack of new Amazon Prime series, Hanna. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer’s take on the ‘Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness’ track is eerie with an industrial edge to it. Smashing Pumpkins have given the cover their approval, calling the new version “beautiful”. You can listen to...

Karen O and Danger Mouse share new single ‘Woman’ and confirm details of new joint album

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared 'Woman', the latest single to be taken from her joint album with producer Danger Mouse. The track is the second offering to emerge from 'Lux Prima', which is now confirmed for release on March 15. You can listen to it in full below. Describing the track, Karen said: "Woman came like a bolt...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O shares new solo song ‘Anti-Lullaby’, taken from ‘Hanna’ soundtrack

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared 'Anti-Lullaby', a new solo offering from the soundtrack of the forthcoming Hanna. The new track is one of Karen O's most stripped-back offerings to date and sees her delivering an appropriately haunting lullaby. "Do not sleep/ She waits for you to sleep,” O gently sings on the new offering. “My breath, you breathe/...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O and Danger Mouse tease new side project ‘Lux Prima’

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse have shared 'Lux Prima', the first track from their forthcoming joint album. A new Instagram account with the handle @KarenOandDangerMouse appeared recently, with only one post published to the page, teasing new music. Now, the duo have shared the first fruits of their collaboration. The first track, called 'Lux Prima', will be released on limited-edition...

‘Fever To Tell’ at 15: A love letter to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O

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"Go on, why don't you play something?" Those were the words I heard most often in music class between the ages of 13 and 16. I'd started taking guitar lessons after-school and, once the boys in my mandatory music class found out, they were forever challenging me to prove I could really play. No matter how many solos I...