Artist of The Day: Karen O

posted by Shane German on 03/27/2019

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Wednesday, March 27th: KAREN O

Since her career began, Karen O has consistently proven herself to be among the most diverse, influential, and transformative artists in music. As frontwoman of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, she has inspired a generation and played an integral part in what is commonly regarded as a revival era in rock.

She has collaborated with musicians The Flaming Lips, Santigold, Trent Reznor, David Lynch, The Swans and has contributed multiple scores to critically acclaimed films. Amongst those were original compositions for 2009’s “Where The Wild Things Are” and 2013’s “Her” (for which she received a Grammy Nomination for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, as well as nominations for an Oscar and a Golden Globe). In 2014, she released her debut solo album, “Crush Songs.”

Most recently, she released a collaborative studio album with Danger Mouse, “Lux Prima.”

Karen O, Wikipedia

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