Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ front woman Karen O’s solo album, Crush Songs, will be released on September 9, 2014 on Cult Records.
This is Karen’s O’s first solo album, although she has previously recorded and released solo material including the Oscar-nominated “The Moon Song.”
The album was recorded in 2006 and 2007 and is described in a press release as “an intimate collection of lo-fi bedroom recordings in the vein of Karen’s Oscar-nominated “The Moon Song.”
“The Moon Song”:
Here’s what Karen O says about the album:
Cult Records is The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas’ label.
The album can be pre-ordered here. A vinyl version will include “personal drawings” by Karen O and handwritten lyrics.
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