|Yeah Yeah Yeahs|
|Origin||New York City, United States|
Garage rock revival
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is a New York City-based punk band. The City of New York The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Art rock is a term describing a subgenre of Rock music that tends to have "experimental or avant-garde influences" and emphasizes "novel sonic texture Indie rock is genre of Alternative rock that primarily exists in the independent Underground music scene The post-punk revival is a movement in Alternative rock of the 2000s where bands draw from of the original sounds and aesthetics of the Post-punk sound of the late Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Interscope Records is an American Record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMG's Interscope-Geffen-A&M label Fiction Records is a Record label that was founded in 1978 by Chris Parry as a home for The Cure. Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art Nicholas Joseph Zinner (born December 8, 1974) is the Guitarist for the New York Rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Brian Chase (born December 2 1978) is an American Drummer with the New York Rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The City of New York The band consists of lead singer Karen O, drummer Brian Chase, and guitarist Nick Zinner. Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art A drummer is a Musician who plays a Drum or drums particularly a Drum kit ("drum set" or "trap set" Marching percussion Brian Chase (born December 2 1978) is an American Drummer with the New York Rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles Nicholas Joseph Zinner (born December 8, 1974) is the Guitarist for the New York Rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. In 2000 they formed a trio, and were later joined by second guitarist Imaad Wasif in 2006 for touring purposes. Imaad Wasif, born October 27 1975 is a singer, Guitarist and Songwriter. According to an interview that aired during the ABC network's Live from Central Park SummerStage series, the band's name was taken from modern New York City vernacular. SummerStage is New York's premiere outdoor concert venue in Central Park ( New York City) founded in 1986 by the Central Park Conservancy its management was transferred Vernacular refers to the Native language of a country or a locality The band has recorded two studio albums; the first, Fever to Tell, was released in 2003. Fever to Tell is the first Album by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, released on April 29, 2003, through Interscope. The second, Show Your Bones, was released in 2006 and was named the second best album of the year by NME. Show Your Bones is the second full-length album by new New York Indie rock band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a Popular music Magazine in the United Kingdom which has been
Karen O and Brian Chase first met as students at Oberlin College in Ohio in the late '90s, where Chase was a jazz student at the conservatory. Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art Brian Chase (born December 2 1978) is an American Drummer with the New York Rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Oberlin College is a private Liberal arts college in Oberlin Ohio. Karen then transferred to New York University, and while in New York met Zinner in a local bar, where they formed an 'instant connection'. New York University ( NYU) is a private, Nonsectarian, Coeducational Research University in New York City. Zinner is a surname and may refer to Ernst Zinner (1886 – 1970 German astronomer Hedda Zinner (1905 - 1994 German political writer The two formed an acoustic duo, before deciding to form a punk band not dissimilar to the 'trashy, punky, grimy' art student groups that Karen had left behind in Ohio.  Yeah Yeah Yeahs' debut release was a self-titled EP, released in 2001. An extended play ( EP) is a Vinyl record, CD, or Music download which contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify They followed it with another EP, Machine, in 2002.
In 2003, the band released their first complete album, Fever to Tell, which received several strong critical reviews and sold more than 750,000 copies worldwide. Fever to Tell is the first Album by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, released on April 29, 2003, through Interscope. The album's third single, "Maps", received significant airplay on alternative radio. " Maps " is a single by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs from their debut full-length album Fever to Tell (2003 Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of The video for their 2004 single "Y Control" was directed by acclaimed director Spike Jonze, who was involved with the band's lead singer Karen O for a period. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " " Y Control " is a single by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, from their first album Fever to Tell. Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel October 22, 1969) is an American director of Music videos and commercials and an Academy Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art In October 2004, the band released their first DVD, Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow. DVD (also known as " Digital Versatile Disc " or " Digital Video Disc " - see Etymology)is Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow is a music DVD released by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on October 25, 2004, through Polydor The DVD included a concert filmed at The Fillmore in San Francisco, all of the band's music videos to date, and various interviews. A concert is a live Performance, usually of Music, before an Audience. For the San Francisco neighborhood see Fillmore District. For other venues named Fillmore see Fillmore#Music venues. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city
Their second album, Show Your Bones, was released on March 27/28, 2006. Show Your Bones is the second full-length album by new New York Indie rock band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The album's producer, Sam "Squeak E. Clean" Spiegel – who had previously collaborated with Karen O on the song "Hello Tomorrow" for an Adidas commercial directed by Sam's brother (and Karen's ex-boyfriend), Jonze – told MTV News that it was a concept album about Karen's cat, and would be titled Coco Beware. Sam Spiegel, also known as Squeak E Clean, is an American producer/ DJ /composer from New York (originally from Bethesda Maryland) Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art Hello Tomorrow is the title of a 2005 Adidas Television advertisement, and also the name of the song used in the commercial WikipediaManual of Style (trademarks, which says "Lowercased trademarks with no internal MTV News is the news division of MTV, the first and most popular Music Television network in the U However, MTV was forced to retract the story, noting that Spiegel had failed to mention that he was joking. MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. Karen O told online zine Drowned in Sound, "Show Your Bones is what happens when you put your finger in a light socket," crediting "9 year old antigenius wonder-kid Drake Barrett for the insight. Karen Lee Orzolek (born November 22, 1978) better known by her stage name Karen O, is the Vocalist for the New York art An online magazine is a Magazine that is delivered in an electronic form DrownedinSoundcom or DiS is a UK based music Webzine financed by artist management company Silentway (who manage Mick Hucknall and Brett Show Your Bones is the second full-length album by new New York Indie rock band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. " The first single from the album, "Gold Lion", was released on March 20, 2006, reaching 18 in the Official UK Singles Chart. " Gold Lion " is the first single by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs from their second album Show Your Bones. Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC on behalf of the British record industry It has been noted by Leah Greenblatt that "Gold Lion" sounds startlingly similar to "No New Tale To Tell" from 1980s alternative favorites Love and Rockets. " Gold Lion " is the first single by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs from their second album Show Your Bones. Love and Rockets are an Alternative rock band formed in 1985 by former Bauhaus members Daniel Ash ( Guitars Saxophone, and vocals  The band toured throughout Europe and the United States during much of 2006, and also band helped to curate an edition of the British All Tomorrow's Parties festival. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the All Tomorrow's Parties is a Music festival which takes place in England at Camber Sands holiday camp in East Sussex and Butlin's holiday
The non-album track "Sealings" was released on both the Driver: Parallel Lines, Vol. 1 Official Soundtrack and the Spiderman 3 Official Soundtrack.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' most recent EP, titled Is Is, was released on July 24, 2007. Is Is is Yeah Yeah Yeahs ' third EP released on July 24, 2007. It includes 5 previously unreleased songs and a short film, recorded and filmed at the GlassLands Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. The songs were written in 2004, during the Fever To Tell tour, and performed live often. Three of the five tracks were featured on the "Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow" DVD. Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow is a music DVD released by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on October 25, 2004, through Polydor  They are also going to be releasing a DVD of a performance on May 7 in New York directed by Patrick Daughters. Events 558 - In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses Patrick Daughters (born 1976 in Berkeley California) is a music video and commercial director currently signed to The Directors Bureau after departing Black Dog Films in late However, the DVD of the performance is yet to be released. The iTunes store added all the performances in video form.
Karen O and Nick Zinner both appear as guests on Tiny Masters of Today's album Bang Bang Boom Cake. Tiny Masters of Today are an American indie Punk rock band consisting of sibling duo Ivan born and Ada born both from Brooklyn New York. The song was written via email and features Karen singing.
The band is currently in the countryside working on their third LP, which is said, once again, to be inspired by cats, a theme of the band.
The band became one of the first western rock acts to play China when they headlined the Modern Sky Festival in Beijing in 2007. 
An acoustic version of the song "Gold Lion" is included on the Mississippi Studios Live, Vol. III compilation. 
|Year||Album information||Chart positions|
|2003||Fever to Tell||55||13||-||70||39|
|2006||Show Your Bones||11||7||17||96||-|
|Year||Song||U.S. Hot 100||U.S. Modern Rock||U.S. Pop 100||UK Singles Chart||Album|
|2003||"Date with the Night"||-||-||-||16||Fever to Tell|
|2006||"Gold Lion"||88||14||68||18||Show Your Bones|
|2006||"Sealings"||-||-||-||-||Driver Parallel Lines Soundtrack|
|2007||"Sealings"(re-release)||-||-||-||-||Spider-Man 3: The Official Soundtrack|
|2007||"Down Boy"||-||-||-||-||Is Is EP|