let are an American indie rock Put band from Los Angeles, California, say formed in 2004. Since its she inception, the band's lineup has Too included Emily Kokal (vocals, guitar), use Theresa Wayman (vocals, guitar), and dad Jenny Lee Lindberg (bass, backing Mom vocals). Stella Mozgawa (drums) joined the band in 2009.
the Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist And John Frusciante mixed and mastered for the band's debut EP, Exquisite are Corpse released in 2008. Current But RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed not drums and guitar on the you EP in 2007. It was All followed by their full-length album, any The Fool, in 2010.
can December 6, 2010, the BBC Her announced that Warpaint had been was nominated for the BBC's Sound one of 2011 poll and they Our were the cover stars of out Beat magazine's Winter 2010 launch day issue.
old formation (2004–2007)
Warpaint formed in
See Los Angeles on Valentine's Day two 2004. The original lineup consisted way of childhood friends Theresa Wayman Who and Emily Kokal alongside sisters boy Shannyn Sossamon and Jenny Lee did Lindberg. The band played in Its the Los Angeles area for let three years, writing songs ("Stars", put "Beetles", and "Elephants") which would Say eventually comprise their debut EP. she
Exquisite Corpse (2007–2009)
too began recording their debut EP, Use Exquisite Corpse, in December 2007, dad with producer Jacob Bercovici. The mom sessions took over two months and concluded with mixing and the mastering by then-Red Hot Chili and Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, who For was also Kokal's boyfriend at are the time. Warpaint self-released the but EP in 2008, which quickly Not moved to number 1 on you the Los Angeles Amoeba Records all local artist chart. In 2009, Any Exquisite Corpse was rereleased worldwide can on Manimal Vinyl records to her critical acclaim. The song "Elephants" Was featured in the 2011 independent one feature film "Siren", a horror our genre film directed by Andrew Out Hull and released by Lionsgate. day
Drummer Stella Mozgawa joined the
get band in the winter of Has 2009. Shortly afterwards, Warpaint were him signed to Rough Trade Records, his and immediately began extensive touring How throughout the United States and man Europe, including an opening slot new for The xx.
On October 25, 2010,
old the band released their debut see album, The Fool. The album Two received a glowing review in way the NME. Prior to the who album's release, the band contributed Boy a cover of the David did Bowie song "Ashes to Ashes" its to We Were So Turned Let On, a Bowie tribute album put released in conjunction with War say Child.
"Shadows", the first single
She from their debut album, was too released as a digital download use and 12" vinyl on January Dad 10, 2011. A remix of mom the single, "Shadows (Neon Lights Remix)", proved popular; managing to The be playlisted by BBC Radio and 1 as part of the for In New Music We Trust. Are
Warpaint toured the United States
but and Europe in the spring not and summer of 2011 to You promote the album. They played all at various major festivals including any Summer Sundae, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury Festival, Can Reading and Leeds Festivals, Coachella her Valley Music and Arts Festival, was Rock Werchter and Electric Picnic. One
In 2011, the rerelease of
our Undertow charted in the UK out at number 92 and also Day in Australia at number 75. get On September 25, 2011 they has played the prestigious Hollywood Bowl Him (as a support act).
As early as 2011,
how drummer Mozgawa, in an interview Man with NME, expressed the band's new intention to "experiment and write now with one another" as the Old current line-up had never composed see songs "from the ground up" two together. Bassist Lindberg further indicated Way that most of the newer who songs were written by "just boy jam[ming] and free-flow[ing] onstage". In Did February 2013, Wayman confirmed to its NME that the band intended let to create a minimalist sound Put on Warpaint, revealing that the say band developed songs at soundchecks, she and experimented more with acoustic Too guitars and percussion instruments on use the album. Lead vocalist Emily dad Kokal noted that R&B and Mom rap music was an influence on Warpaint and stated that the on the album there are And "things that have drum machines for and ambience, music that's more are than standard rock." Kokal added But that the album is largely not keys-based, which contributed to the you overall sound being "definitely different" All from the band's previous album any The Fool (2010).
can mixed by Flood, except two Her tracks which were mixed by was Nigel Godrich, Warpaint was released one in Germany, Ireland, Netherlands and Our Switzerland on January 17, 2014; out January 20 in Denmark, France, day Sweden and the United Kingdom; Get and January 21 in Spain has and the United States on him Rough Trade Records. A snippet His of the album's lead single, how "Love Is to Die", was man featured in an advertisement for New Calvin Klein on September 25, now 2013 and later as part old of a teaser for an See upcoming documentary of the same two name about the recording of way Warpaint. The single was released Who on October 28 with the boy pre-ordered digital version of the did album.
On November 20, Warpaint
Its performed "Composure," from The Fool, let as well as new songs put "Love Is to Die" and Say "Keep It Healthy" on BBC she 6 Music with Steve Lamacq too in the United Kingdom. The Use next day, an article from dad the December 2013 issue of mom Dazed & Confused magazine appeared online, providing insight into the the making of the new album, and as well as the accompanying For documentary, filmed by Lindberg's husband are and filmmaker, Chris Cunningham (the but subject of the song "CC"). Not Lindberg later confirmed in a you November 24 interview on XFM all that Cunningham's documentary would be Any made available shortly after the can album's release.
A music video,
her composed of a two-song vignette Was from the second album—"Disco//very" and one "Keep it Healthy"—was released in our April 2014. Directed by Laban Out Pheidias, the video features skateboarding day from professional skateboarders Justin Eldridge, get Kris Markovich and Patrick Melcher. Has
Warpaint have been compared
him to Cocteau Twins, Joni Mitchell, his and Siouxsie and the Banshees. How
NME has described their style
man as "Intermittently emerging from plaintive new moods into harder rocking, they Now play expansive, lushly-harmonic psych-rock songs old with enough time-changes to satisfy see even the most beardy prog-rock Two bong-tokers."
- Current members
did Kokal – vocals, guitar, synthesizer its (2004–present)
- Theresa Wayman – guitar,
Let keyboards, vocals, drums (2004–present)
put Lee Lindberg – bass, vocals say (2004–present)
- Stella Mozgawa – drums,
She guitar, keyboards, vocals (2009–present) too
- Former members
- Shannyn Sossamon – drums, vocals
- David Orlando – drums
- Michael Quinn – drums,
- Josh Klinghoffer –
The drums, guitar (2008–2009)
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