Monday, August 15, 2016

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Skeletons

I know I've posted this one before but I love this song by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Skeletons" from their last album It's Blitz! (2010). Not sure what the song is about but it's a really original arrangement for a song, with its faux bagpipes and shuffling drum parts. I have no idea how they reproduce this kind of sound as a 3-piece live. The song overall has a really 1980s pop vibe, something that wouldn't be out of place on MTV in 1985 and yet somehow sounds kind of timeless. The mark of a great pop single.

It's been a while since the band put out a record but if and when they, I'll definitely get it.

Also, I have kind of a big crush on Karen O, who lives in LA.

1 comment:

Meep said...

Not sure why but Karen O really gives me a Sia vibe. You do know who Sia is right?

Bon Iver is supposedly coming out with a new album soon. Looking forward to that.

In the mean time I've been listening to Florence and the Machine's not so new album - "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful". It's stripped down, and not as thunderous as the the second album. There's an anthology film accompanying the album

Have we talked about Florence before?