Yeah Yeah Yeahs recorded a Spotify Singles session, as Stereogum points out. They played their classic “Maps” during their set as well as a cover of Big Star’s “Thirteen.” Listen to both songs below.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs have put out a previously unreleased “Black Tongue” demo from their upcoming reissue of their album Fever to Tell. Listen to it below. Previously, Yeah Yeah Yeahs have also released the tracks “Phone Jam” and “Shake It.” The upcoming reissue, which is set to be out October 20th, will feature a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance, a film shot in 2003 that follows the band on their tour of the UK.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs reunited for their first live concert since 2013 at a party celebrating legendary music photographer Mick Rock.
According to Rolling Stone, Karen O fronted the house band that included Yeah Yeah Yeahs bandmates Nick Zinner and Brian Chase as well as TV on the Radio bassist Jaleel Bunton and keyboardist Money Mark. The supergroup covered David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream,” Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day,” and Ramones’ “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker.”
1. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
2. I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Raitt
3. Ask Her to Dance – Coconut Records
4. So Many Things to Tell You – Mark Redito
5. Cavalier – James Vincent McMorrow
6. Callow – Novo Amor
7. Francis Forever – Mitski
8. I Wanna Boi – PWR BTTM
9. Lousy Connection – Ezra Furman
10. Listen to the Man – George Ezra
11. I Love You So – The Walters
12. Sleepwalking – Modest Mouse
13. All I Want Is You – Barry Louis Pollsar
14. A Crack in Time – Ferraby Lionheart
15. Friday I’m In Love – The Cure
16. Our Love – Sharon Van Etten
17. Heartbeats – The Knife
18. Flaws – Vancouver Sleep Clinic
19. Say Yes – Elliott Smith
20. Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vice celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday night with its own music festival in Brooklyn. The mini festival featured a lineup of musicians and celebrities that fronted the house band, lead by Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Scarlett Johansson covered New Order’s “Bizzare Love Triangle” Jarvis Cocker from Pulp covered Celine Dion’s “The Power of Love” and members of Pussy Riot performed “Deceptacon” by Le Tigre.
Performers include Stephen Malkmus, Karen O, Chromeo, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Black Lips, Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham, and Andrew WK. Jonah Hill took the mic to cover “Marvin Room” with Spike Jonze on the guitar.
The festival was shot professionally and will be posted on Vice’s YouTube channel.
1. Lonesome – Dr. Dog
2. Turn on Me – The Shins
3. We Will Become Silhouettes – The Postal Service
4. Havana Affair – Ramones
5. Put Me to Work – PAPA
6. Dancing Song – Little Comets
7. High – Young Rising Sons
8. No Fit State – Hot Chip
9. Cheated Hearts – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
10. Wolf Like Me – TV On the Radio
11. Small Stakes – Spoon
12. Little Numbers – BOY
13. Mayonnaise – The Woolen Men
14. Old White Lincoln – The Gaslight Anthem
15. Hang Loose – Alabama Shakes
16. Lady Touch – Sugar Glyder
17. Santa Fe – Beirut
18. If You Wanna – The Vaccines
19. A Little – Carlos Arzate and the Kind Souls
20. Doctor – Finish Ticket