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Oct 28, 2020

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O and country legend Willie Nelson have teamed up to cover Queen and David Bowie’s classic duet “Under Pressure.”  More

Mar 19, 2019

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse released a collaborative album, Lux Prima, last Friday via BMG. Last night the duo stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the album's "Woman," but it wasn't a typical late night performance. Instead noted film and music video director Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Her) directed the heavily choreographed black & white performance, which featured several dancers and even incorporated Colbert and the audience of The Late ShowMore

Mar 15, 2019

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse have released a collaborative album, Lux Prima, today via BMG. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. More

Karen O and Danger Mouse Share New Song “Turn the Light”

Lux Prima Due Out This Friday via BMG

Mar 11, 2019

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse are releasing a collaborative album, Lux Prima, this Friday (March 15) via BMG. Now they have shared another song from it, "Turn the Light." More

Jan 15, 2019

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse have officially announced a collaborative album, Lux Prima, and shared a new song from it, "Woman." Lux Prima is due out March 15 via BMG.  More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Karen O and Danger Mouse, Mercury Rev and Margo Price, and More

Plus Ryley Walker; The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; The Twilight Sad; and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 16, 2018

This the closest we've come in awhile to skipping Songs of the Week due to a lack of truly worthy songs. But we were able to at least come up with a Top 7 (as opposed to our usual Top 10), even if it includes two covers and two album tracks. One thing that saved it was our #1 song, which was released this morning. More

Karen O and Danger Mouse Team Up for New Song, “Lux Prima,” Promise Collaborative Album

Single Due Out on Limited Edition White Vinyl on December 14

Nov 16, 2018

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O and Danger Mouse have teamed up for a new song, "Lux Prima." The string-backed lush epic is nine minutes long, features vocals from Karen O, and embraces a funkier vibe at around three-minute mark. The duo promises that it's the first taste of a new collaborative album, although no details of the album have been given. More

Feb 14, 2018

Yeah Yeah Yeahs released a deluxe reissue of their 2003-released debut album, Fever to Tell, last October via Interscope/Ume. It includes various bonus tracks, but apart from that the band haven't released any new music since 2013's Mosquito. Now they have done a session for Spotify where they have covered the Big Star classic "Thirteen," as well as performing their own classic song "Maps."  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Tune-Yards, Jack White, Ride, David Byrne, Karen O, and More

Plus Field Music, Gaz Coombes, Belle and Sebastian, The Radio Dept., Hookworms, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 12, 2018

We haven't posted a Songs of the Week post in quite awhile, as there weren't that many new songs of note over the holidays or at the start of the year, but this week there was an tidal wave of new tracks worth considering for this list. It was definitely a challenge to narrow it down to only 10 (Franz Ferdinand and Marlon Williams almost made the Top 10). More

Karen O Shares New Song “YO! MY SAINT” Featuring Michael Kiwanuka

Part of KENZO’s New Spring/Summer Fashion Campaign

Jan 11, 2018

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O has shared a new song, "YO! MY SAINT." It features the guest vocals of Michael Kiwanuka and the song is part of the new Spring/Summer fashion campaign for clothing company KENZO and is featured in a short film for the company. More

Sep 06, 2017

Parquet Courts have teamed up with Daniele Luppi for a new collaborative concept album, MILANO, due out October 27 via 30th Century. Previously they shared the song "Soul and Cigarette." Now they have shared another song from the album, "Talisa," which features the vocals of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O. More

Listen: Karen O - “I Shall Rise”

Taken from the Video Game Rise of the Tomb Raider

Oct 30, 2015

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared a new song, "I Shall Rise." It was commissioned to be featured in the video Rise of the Tomb Raider, which is out November 10.  More

Watch: Karen O - “Singalong” Video

Crush Songs Out Now via Cult Records

Aug 19, 2015

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared a video for "Singalong." The track was featured last year's acoustic solo album, Crush Songs. More

Jul 10, 2015

TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek has a side-project named Maximum Balloon. It's been five years since we've heard from Maximum Balloon, back when their self-titled debut album was released.  More

Watch: Karen O Writes Original Song for Google Doodle

Celebrating the Life of Nellie Bly

May 06, 2015

Yesterday Google's homepage doodle featured a very special video tribute to Nellie Bly, celebrating her 151 birthday. More

Watch: Karen O – “Day Go By” Video

Crush Songs is Out Now on Cult Records

Jan 21, 2015

Karen O’s video for Crush Songs cut “Day Go By” is a simple affair.  More

Sep 15, 2014

Last week Yeah Yeah Yeahs' frontwomen Karen O released her debut solo album Crush Songs. More

Sep 05, 2014

Next week, Karen O will release her proper solo debut, Crush SongsMore

Listen: Karen O - “Day Go By”

New Album Crush Songs Due Out Sept. 9

Sep 03, 2014

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has released "Day Go By," another new track from her upcoming solo debut, Crush SongsMore

Karen O Announces Live Shows

Dates Begin September 9

Aug 13, 2014

Karen O is hitting the road in support of her solo album Crush Songs. More

Jul 28, 2014

This September Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O will release her debut solo album Crush Songs. More

Jun 25, 2014

We all knew it had to happen, right? Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O has announced her solo debut.  More


Crush Songs

Crush Songs


Sep 04, 2014

Most of us presumed that Karen O could do quite well solo. Even without the heroic backing of her poppy neo-no-wave cohorts in Yeah Yeah Yeahs, she's always been a figure unto herself with her magnetic stage presence and insouciant personality. More