Karen O Shares Solo "Day Go By" Audio, Personal Handwritten Lyrics
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman is going out on her own on 'Crush Songs': hear her new single + see her handwriting!
c/o Karen O's Facebook page
You're probably familiar with Karen O as the black-haired, soulful wailer that leads NYC rock trio the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Dropping a solo record on September 9th, sentimentally titled Crush Songs, the songstress revealed in a handwritten note on her website that this record has been a long time coming. "When I was 27 I crushed a lot. I wasn't sure I'd ever fall in love again. Those songs were written + recorded in private around this time. They are the soundtrack to what was an ever continuing love crusade. I hope they keep you company on years," the note states.
Karen just released the audio to her second single "Day Go By," and it's a beautifully stripped-back acoustic number that compares her adoration to addiction. She also appears to have put out a handwritten lyrics sheet showcasing the song's words, and you can peep it here:
c/o Urban Outfitters
Listen to Karen O's lo-fi track "Day Go By" off the player below:
All The Musical Moments at the 2014 Oscars
The 86th annual Academy Awards just went down -- who were the big music winners / performers?...More
Don't forget to check out our Did You Know? episode featuring the explanation behind the Yeah Yeah Yeah's classic track "Maps" on our YouTube page.
- Meet Kaleo, Iceland's Newest Folk-Pop Sensation
- Check Out This Awesome Lyric Art for My Morning Jacket's New Single
- Here's A List Of Songs Turning 10 in 2015 to Make You Feel Super-Old
- You're Gonna Really Like Carly Rae Jepsen's New Single!
- Even Taylor Swift Can Get Down With Kanye's "All Day"
- Here's Why 'Uptown Funk' Is the World's Biggest Pop Song Right Now
- Christina Aguilera's Impression of Britney Spears Is Perfect