Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Will Be Playing Intimate Shows At Hollywood Forever
Come September, you could be in the same room as Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O as she'll be giving intimate performances at Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s Masonic Lodge.
The indie darling will be performing for three days—on September 17, 18 and 19—to promote her debut solo album, Crush Songs, that comes out September 9. (Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 15 at noon.)
If you're wondering what this album will sound like, think more along the lines of "The Moon Song," the track featured in Spike Jonze's Her last year. The lo-fi songs were recorded in 2006 and 2007 in her bedroom.
“When I was 27 I crushed a lot,” Karen said of the new album in a release. “I wasn’t sure I’d ever fall in love again. These songs were written and recorded in private around this time. They are the soundtrack to what was an ever continuing love crusade. I hope they keep you company on yours.”
Sofar Sounds will also be hosting secret, first listens of the Crush Songs album on August 27 throughout the world (at people's homes and apartments), and L.A. just so happens to be on that list. You can RSVP here for a chance to attend.
Here's her latest music video for "Rapt" off of her new album: