Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd March 2014

Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O is set to be joined onstage at Sunday's (02Mar14) Oscars ceremony by Vampire Weekend guitarist Ezra Koenig. The frontwoman will perform the The Moon Song, which has been nominated for the Best Original Song award, from Spike Jonze's movie Her.


14th February 2014

Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O is among the artists who will take the stage at the Oscars next month (Mar14). She will perform her nominated song from Spike Jonze's Her. Other Best Original Song nominees announced as performers include U2, Pharrell Williams and Idina Menzel.


19th June 2013

Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs rocker Nick Zinner has reunited with his college bandmates to record a song for charity. The new Challenge of the Future track, titled You Can't Call Off The Dog, will benefit the family of Isabella Quezada-Mitchell, the daughter of an old classmate who recently passed away.


11th April 2013

Quote: "My dad sent me a link to the Gangnam Style video last year, and I cried when I saw it, because I was so overwhelmed with emotion... I'd been waiting for Korea to be culturally relevant, and it's started to happen." Yeah Yeah Yeahs star Karen O, who is half-Korean, was thrilled by Psy's success.


10th December 2009

Fact: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' track ZERO has been named the best song of 2009 by British music magazine NME. Rockers The Horrors claimed the honour for the year's best album with PRIMARY COLOURS.


20th October 2009

Quote: "It's almost embarrassing how well-behaved I was, which is probably why I do things like spit water on myself onstage as an adult." Yeah Yeah Yeahs rocker Karen O reflects on her mild-mannered childhood.


22nd July 2009

Fact: Rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have stepped in to replace the Beastie Boys at the upcoming Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois. The rap trio were forced to scrap all of their summer dates after ADAM YAUCH was diagnosed with cancer.


8th April 2009

Quote: "It's fun to hurt yourself onstage... but you don't want to end up in a hospital." Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer KAREN O has cut back on her daredevil stage antics.


26th March 2009

Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman KAREN O is creating the soundtrack to filmmaker Spike Jonze's upcoming movie WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE with TWILIGHT composer CARTER BURWELL.


12th July 2006

Quote: "I'm not keen on the little-dog-in-handbag look." Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer KAREN O on puppy-wielding socialite PARIS HILTON.


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