#SINGYYYOURHEARTOUT Contest winner Mel blows YYYs away with her cool composure whilst belting “Despair” with us at Barclay’s sound check! Thanks Mel for being the ultimate ‘cool kid’! Check out an excerpt of our singalong!
YYYs are pleased to announce MEL as our #SINGYYYOURHEARTOUT GRAND PRIZE WINNER! Thanks Mel, Mel and Mel for your beautiful rendition of DESPAIR. We’d like to invite you to SOUND CHECK this Thursday at the Barclay’s Center to meet the band AND SING the song with us onstage! We know you have the first verse covered so KO will jump in from there, choruses we’ll sing together! We look forward to meeting and having you sing with us!! Plus VIP hookups for the show!! BIG CONGRATS!!!
Yes yeah yes! power to the people! your votes have been tallied so a very heartfelt congratulations to the #SINGYYYOURHEARTOUT top 10!
We know we’ve been gushing throughout this contest but again thanks to ALL of you who sang this song to the the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, it immediately belongs to each person singing it and thus each rendition is totally personal and special and yeah kooky ;) Yet another reminder of why our fans are THE SHIT, we love you gals and guys, thanks so much for sending the love back from across the globe!
Can’t wait to watch them all again and again and again!
Check out the final ten and stay tuned for the #SINGYYYOURHEARTOUT grand prize announcement!
Yes yes yes! Last chance to see us this year in NEW YORK.
YYYs will take over the majestic Barclays on Sept 19th along with very special guests. It’s a grand finale to this years MOSQUITO tour, squash that bug! LET’S DO THIS! Hope to see you there from beginning to middle to end!
Fan Pre Sale Weds July 17 @ 10am est.
Gen On Sale Fri July 19 @ 10am est
Dear Devoted Fans,
YYYs invite you to sing your heart out to our new single DESPAIR. If you can find the time in the intimacy of your wasted summer days and wasted summer nights please send in a submission of your heart felt performance of the following first verse. (Lyrics are on the contest page)
With YOUR help we will narrow submissions down to 10 finalists and out of the ten choose the sweetest serenader to enjoy a very special YYY prize.
- Luv YYYs
*A tip from Karen:
This is not about how perfect you sound or cute you look, this is about singing what’s in your heart and having a good time doing it. Anyone who has the balls to put it out there is good in my book, haters be damned. This song is for you!
To Submit: The Contest is open to Everyone! Upload your video to Youtube or Vine and Tweet a link with hashtag #SINGYYYOURHEARTOUT. The top 10 videos with the most votes will be the 10 finalists. Voting will begin July 17th and run through Aug 9th.
NSFW if afraid of heights!
Despair on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Feast your eyes on a bug feasting itself on tender youth. MOSQUITO video directed by SHIMBE; YYYs cover art star artist brings our title track to life with his original short video! CHICKADEE CHECK IT OUT
Check out more of Shimbe’s work here:http://www.shimbe.com/
ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror festival
May 4th, Alexandra Palace
It’s been a long time, and we’ve missed you, but we are making to you our return For the London debut of this moment of Mosquito, surrounded by heroes and the peers that have inspired us I’ll Be Your Mirror, thank you, for giving and providing
This is your chance, too, to be a participant as much as a spectator, if not more.
To witness, to seize the Palace: THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION, THE LOCUST, BLACK LIPS, ANIKA, MICK HARVEY w/ SOPHIA BROUS, JG THIRLWELL and ensemble, K-HOLES, BIG FREEDIA, KING KHAN & SHRINES, PRINCE RAMA, JAH SHAKA, THE FIELD, DIRTY BEACHES, DJ JONATHAN TOUBIN. Click here for more info & tickets - http://tinyurl.com/yyylondonyyy
And, us.. in the presence of these luminaries, and you…
Whatever you do, enjoy
with love YYYs
down, down, under the earth….