Yeah Yeah Yeahs are set to release their fourth album, ‘Mosquito’ on April 15, 2013.
“We would love for this music to make our fans feel something, for it to stir some sh** up inside of them, whatever that may be,” says singer Karen O. “So much feeling went into this record, it was the rope ladder thrown down into the ditch for us to climb up and dust ourselves off. I hope others can climb up it too; we’re excited to share the good vibes.”
‘Mosquito’ is produced by Dave Sitek and Nick Launay (working separately), with one track produced by James Murphy. The bulk of it was recorded at Sonic Ranch in Tornilla, TX. Dr. Octagon (Kool Keith) appears on one track. A fan deluxe album bundle of ‘Mosquito’ is available for pre-order now: http://store.universal-music.co.uk/restofworld/artists/yeah-yeah-yeahs/icat/yeahyeahyeahs/
“We took a more playful, lo-fi approach to songwriting,” says O. “Much of the music was demoed in our little basement studio in Manhattan with drum machines, a shi**y sample keyboard and tons of delay – which we called ‘the soup’.
“I think this record has more moodier and tripped-out songs than you’ve ever heard from us,” she continues. “You might catch some roots reggae and minimalist psychedelia influences in there.”