Quickly garnering media attention after the success of their 2003 debut album Fever to Tell, art-rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs have had a lot of success in the indie world, with 3 grammy nominations under their belt for Best Alternative Album. They also have a unique live show, where front-woman Karen O often wears decorative costumes.
NPR: Yeah Yeah Yeahs On Love Songs, New York And Transforming On Stage
Ten years after the trio's debut album, singer Karen O says she and her bandmates are still shy in conversation. But when they perform together, "it's explosive."
WNYC: Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Audacious And Awkward Rock Stars
Karen O, the kinetic singer of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, is notorious for her explosive and commanding on-stage performances. But as music writer Lizzy Goodman wrote in a new profile of the band for The New York Times Magazine, O and her bandmates -- guitarist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase -- are surprisingly awkward and shy. It’s this quality, Goodman says, that's played a part in propelling the band -- who's set to release its fourth album, Mosquito on April 16 -- toward rock stardom. On...