The Yeah Yeah Yeahs Return With New Music, Tour

Early 21 st century New York rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs — singer Karen O, guitarist Nick Zinner and drummer Jay Chase — have introduced new tunes and tour dates in the summer months and fall. The group, which a short while ago signed with indie powerhouse Secretly Canadian, say they will have new music in the tumble.

The team will enjoy a brace of dates in Europe and Australia in the summer in advance of hitting North The united states, with dates at New York’s Forest Hills Stadium and the Hollywood Bowl in October, in which they will be joined by substantial college punk rockers the Linda Lindas on each dates and (in Los Angeles) by Japanese Breakfast. It seems possible a lot more dates will be included.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May well 6 at 10 a.m. regional time.

“It’s with true existence affirming pleasure to announce our two headline displays in our two hometowns NYC AND LA supported by two wildly gifted bands Japanese Breakfast and The Linda Lindas at the Hollywood Bowl, with The Linda Lindas supporting in Forest Hills and our other help TBA shortly! Representin’ a several generations yo! Are not able to wait to see you there!  New audio! New Period! And New Residence with Secretly Canadian ! Much to celebrate!“ says Karen O.

The group teased the appearances on social media hours on Sunday, before the announcement was manufactured Monday early morning.

Shaped in 2000, the team was a person of the foremost lights of the switch-of-the-century New York City rock scene that also bundled the Strokes, Interpol, Liquid crystal display Soundsystem, Television set on the Radio, the Countrywide, Liars, the Rapture and a lot of other people. Their unusually spare lineup made a very entire sound, dominated by O’s form-shifting vocals and wild stage presence, Zinner’s outcomes-laden guitar and Chase’s propulsive drumming their self-titled debut EP exhibited an unexpectedly flexible audio and, in “Our Time,” an anthem for the burgeoning NYC rock scene of the period, which has due to the fact been documented in the Lizzy Goodman’s “Meet Me in the Bathroom” memoir and film.

The group signed with the formidable key label Interscope in 2002 and released their debut full-duration, “Fever to Convey to,” the subsequent calendar year, which spawned the substitute hit “Maps” and released Karen as a key media determine. An similarly strong sophomore energy, “Show Your Bones,” adopted a few many years afterwards and the extra electronic-based “It’s Blitz!” three decades following that, and the team concluded out the 10 years as a main pageant headliner and 1 of the greatest different groups in the business, outlasting the effects of most of their contemporaries. Having said that, they embarked on solo tasks and reunited for a remaining Interscope album, “Mosquito,” in 2011, which completed out their agreement with the label. All three ended up musically energetic all over the 2010s, Zinner with generation get the job done most prominently with Karen’s 2019 outstanding “Lux Prima” collaboration with songwriter-producer Hazard Mouse, which sonically recalled ’60s artists like John Barry and Serge Gainsbourg and showed however a further facet of her musical expertise.

Yeah Yeahs Yeahs on tour:

June 5: O2 Apollo @ Manchester, Uk [Support: English Teacher]

June 7: O2 Academy Brixton @ London, United kingdom [Support: Dry Cleaning, Anika]

June 8: O2 Academy Brixton @ London, British isles [Support: Porridge Radio, Anika]

June 11: Primavera Seem 2022 @ Barcelona, ES

Jul 20: Margaret Court docket Arena @ Melbourne, Australia [Support: Wet Leg]

Jul 24: Hordern Pavilion @ Sydney, Australia [Support: Wet Leg]

July 29: Osheaga Songs and Arts Festival 2022 @ Montreal, QC

Oct 1: Forest Hills Stadium @ New York, NY [Special Guest TBA, The Linda Linda]

October 6: Hollywood Bowl @ Los Angeles, CA [Japanese Breakfast, The Linda Lindas}

Kenneth Proto

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