July 7, 2022

It’s been greater than 20 years for the reason that Yeah Yeah Yeahs launched their self-titled debut EP and greater than 9 since they launched Mosquito, their final album. Proper now, although, the storied New York band is making a grand return. Final month, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs introduced that they’d signed with Secretly Canadian and that they’d launch new music within the fall. Final week, they introduced the upcoming launch of “Spitting Off The Edge Of The World,” a brand new track that’ll function Fragrance Genius. And final evening, the YYYs opened their first present in three years by taking part in “Spitting Off The Edge Of The World” reside for the primary time.

Final evening’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs present was a warmup gig at Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles. The group will begin an UK tour subsequent month, so that they needed to get themselves in preventing form. After they return to LA in October, they’ll be taking part in the Hollywood Bowl, with Japanese Breakfast and the Linda Lindas opening. Based on Setlist.fm, final evening’s present featured a bunch of recent songs. (Titles named: “Burning,” “Fleez,” “Black Prime.”) Movies of these songs haven’t proven up on-line but, however a number of individuals have posted clips of the YYYs’ opening track, and it’s the one which the band will launch tomorrow.

Fragrance Genius will seem on the studio model of “Spitting Off The Edge Of The World,” however he wasn’t there when the band performed the track final evening. It’s at all times arduous to inform an excessive amount of about these songs from reside movies, however “Spitting Off The Edge Of The World” seems like an enormous, synthy, psychedelic rocker, one which is likely to be nearer in spirit to the band’s 2006 sophomore album Present Your Bones than to the rest within the band’s catalog. Watch a few reside movies beneath, by way of the Line Of Greatest Match.

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