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August 13, 2013 at 11:52 AM
There was absolutely no despair at the Yeah Yeah Yeahs concert Monday night at Marymoor Park in Redmond.
Riding high on the strength of its current single, “Despair,” the New York trio led by flamboyant singer Karen O was in a buoyant mood, performing songs from its current album, “Mosquito,” with barn-dance euphoria.
“Oh, despair, you were there through my wasted days,” Karen O sang. “You’re there through my wasted nights . . . “
But this was no wasted night for the hundreds of concertgoers celebrating the band’s first Seattle-area show in years. (more…)
August 8, 2013 at 3:30 PM
New York indie-rock outfit Yeah Yeah Yeahs reached a new career high in June with the filming of its latest video atop the 102-story Empire State Building.
In what was reportedly a first for a rock band, the edgy, dancefloor-friendly trio led by flamboyant singer Karen O filmed the video for “Despair,” the second single from the band’s current album “Mosquito,” on the observation deck of the New York City landmark.
“No one had done it before, as far as we know,” wild-haired guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner said in a phone interview. (more…)
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