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Yeah Yeah Yeahs return with It’s Blitz…and an Animal Collective remix

March 24, 2009


Karen O and company’s latest release It’s Blitz is currently available as a digital download only here.  There’s tons of combo packages available for pre-order there as well (CD’s ship 3/31, vinyl ships 4/14), but if you dig vinyl and you want to get a bonus 7″ featuring an Animal Collective remix (say wha!??) of the album’s first single “Zero,” then order from Insound. Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice.  

As for the album, it sways between discotheque anthems, heavy Nick Zinner guitar-driven rock, and haunting string-section infused ballads.  The dance tunes shine, especially “Heads Will Roll” (below).

A bunch of European dates are on the books, but only three U.S. festivals (Coachella, Sasquatch and Bonnaroo) for now.  All dates below.  

Turn it up.

DOWNLOAD: Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs – Heads Will Roll

Apr 19 2009    8:00P

Coachella    Indio, California


Apr 22 2009    8:00P

Academy –     Manchester


Apr 24 2009    8:00P

Roundhouse (Camden Crawl)    London


Apr 25 2009    8:00P

Shepherds Bush Empire     London


Apr 26 2009    8:00P

Shepherds Bush Empire     London


Apr 29 2009    8:00P

Paradiso    Amsterdam


Apr 30 2009    8:00P

Bataclan    Paris


May 2 2009    8:00P

Polsslag Festival    Hasselt


May 3 2009    8:00P

Live Music Hall    Cologne


May 4 2009    8:00P

Magazzini Generali    Milan


May 6 2009    8:00P

Columbiahalle    Berlin


May 8 2009    8:00P

Debaser Medis    Stockholm


May 10 2009    8:00P

Ramat Gan National Stadium    Tel Aviv


May 23 2009    8:00P

Sasquatch Festival    QUINCY, Washington


Jun 12 2009    8:00P

Bonnaroo    Manchester, Tennessee


Jun 24 2009    8:00P

T-Mobile In Music Festival    Zagreb


Jul 10 2009    8:00P

T In The Park    Kinross, Scotland


Jul 11 2009    8:00P

Oxegen Festival    Punchestown, Dublin


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